Pat Burns’ Widow Robbed Hours After Funeral for Stanley Cup-Winning Coach

December 1st, 2010 by Trent Reinsmith Leave a reply »
On November 19th, former NHL coach Pat Burns died after a long battle with cancer.

His family, friends, many former players, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and Quebec Premier Jean Charest attended his funeral on Monday, November 29th.

The morning after the funeral, his widow, Line Burns discovered that her car had been broken into and many items belonging to Burns had been stolen.

Stolen from the car were hockey jerseys from all 30 NHL teams, family photos, a Movado watch, jewelry, credit cards, clothing and the linens from the care facility where Burns died.

The car was parked overnight in Old Montreal when the theft took place.

Constable Anie Lemieux of the Montreal police said, “They went through his stuff. The person who left with the shirts and everything knows that this is Pat Burns’ stuff.”

Robin Burns, Pat’s cousin, offered the following to the thieves, "I'd only say to anyone listening, if you think you can sell them or do anything about them, then I think the police and the policemen's brotherhood and friends of Pat might have different ideas.”

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