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by Paul on 01/09/13 at 01:07 PM ET
The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired general manager Brian Burke, reports TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie.
The club will hold a press conference today at 1:45pm et/10:45am pt.
added 1:37pm, Sportsnet is also streaming their own version of the firing and it is available to US fans too. Watch here.
added 2:20pm, from TSN,
The Toronto Maple Leafs have replaced general manager Brian Burke with Dave Nonis taking over as the new GM and senior vice president. Burke will remain with the organization as a senior advisor.
"Brian will not have direct authority over hockey operations, however this new role will allow our board and I to continue to benefit from his hockey expertise," MLSE president Tom Anselmi said in a statement. "We want to thank Brian for accepting his new role and staying on with our organization."
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