Silver Lining: Burke, Wilson Return To Toronto After Proving Their Worth

March 2nd, 2010 by Jon Neely Leave a reply »

It's been a whirlwind 48 hours for Ron Wilson and Brian Burke. Sunday afternoon they stood in front of the world as their team fought in a battle of epic proportions for the Gold Medal at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

And in case your life is on an NBC time-delay, they lost.

And after the game that was the definition of an emotional rollercoaster, after Sidney Crosby had crushed the hopes of anyone not wearing a maple leaf on their chest, and after Wilson and Burke watched their players collect their Silver Medals, it was back to Toronto to their real jobs.

Not sure what's worse—watching your Gold Medal hopes slip away in overtime or returning to your actual team that doesn't have a snowball's chance on Cyprus Mountain of getting anywhere close to a championship game.

The only other silver these men will be seeing this season in Toronto will be from their golf bags.

And it doesn't help that they're simply flying from one Canadian hockey-craz ...

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