Further analysis of Brian Burke’s tenure as Maple Leafs GM, plus the latest on PK Subban, Evander Kane and Chris Higgins.
SPORTSNET.CA: Mark Spector with his take on Brian Burke’s four years as general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
CANOE.CA: Montreal Canadiens defenseman PK Subban voiced his support of the NHLPA leadership in response to the league’s suggestion of an owner-player only meeting. Subban made his comments while doing a turn as a Sportsnet analyst on Friday.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Subban’s comments aside (which were a thoughtful defense of why the players need to have representation in CBA negotiations with the owners), the personable, charismatic Habs defenseman has a future in television when his playing days are over.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Jets forward Evander Kane is finding the waiting game forced upon him by the NHL lockout to be a difficult one.
VANCOUVER SUN: Canucks forward Chris Higgins has no plans to follow teammate Cory Schneider to Europe during the lockout.