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Hockey World Attending Pat Burn’s Funeral

from the CP at the Toronto Star,

The hockey world is gathering for a solemn ceremony in Montreal today.

A number of current and former NHLers, along with the league’s commissioner, are attending the funeral for coach Pat Burns.

Among the dozens of prominent hockey figures present is the entire roster of the New Jersey Devils.

Others include Raymond Bourque, Patrick Roy, Tie Domi, Luc Robitaille, Toronto Maple Leafs executives Brian Burke and Cliff Fletcher, and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

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updated 3:56pm, from Andy Blatchford of the CP at the Globe and Mail,

It was a hockey funeral, right down to the flame near the altar that flickered above a miniature Stanley Cup.

Stars of the hockey world shared their memories of Pat Burns as a tough-but-affable old coach who always got the best out of his players.

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