Leafs GM Brian Burke Still Keeping Busy

May 12th, 2010 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
Brian Burke is still keeping busy these days. Among the most important deals that he could do is to make sure his right hand man Dave Nonis is still with the organization through the 2011-2012 season.

We all know that Nonis was one of the front runners for the GM job in Tampa, but to be honest, probably would have his pick of several jobs if he was on the market.

The question on every ones mind is why did he stay? Nonis listed three reasons for his decision.

“This is an excellent situation for my wife and my family. We’ve had a very productive year and a half. Second is the job itself. I have a lot of responsibility which I really enjoy. Third, I hate leaving something undone. We’ve made some real progress. We don’t kid ourselves, there is still lots to be done, but I learned in Vancouver how satisfying it was to see the things you worked on come together."

That's not to say Nonis won't still want to GM somewhere again.

“Will I want to do it? The answer is yes. I would like to grab the reins firmly myself, but one thing that I have learned is the importance of working for an Origin ...

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