- The timing of the announcement came as a surprise not just to media, but to most fans too.
- — Paul Barrett (@paul_barrett)Wed, Jan 09 2013 09:54:20Burke firing seems like typical #Leafs moron move. He twiddles his thumbs for 6 months then fired just before most important week in season
- After four dismal seasons helming the Leafs, it's not surprising Burke's departure generated a lot of high-fiving.
- — Achilles Mazda (@AchillesMazda)Wed, Jan 09 2013 09:56:13#Leafs fans. The of the firing of Burke is strange, but trust me when I say that this is going to be good in the long run.
- But not all commenters saw the move as positive:
- — Filipino Islanders (@flipISLANDERS)Wed, Jan 09 2013 10:16:06