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Larry Brooks On Brian Burke And The Dennis Wideman Appeal

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,

There is nothing more hysterical than the wailing of Calgary president Brian Burke over the handling and outcome of Dennis Wideman’s appeal to Gary Bettman following a process that, as designed and negotiated by the league owners through the legal muscle of lockouts (plural), is heavily weighted toward the league.

“Rubber-stamped,” the fuming executive categorized the decision in a radio interview after the commissioner upheld the NHL’s original 20-game sentence to the defenseman for plowing over and cross-checking linesman Don Henderson.

No doubt Burke also was shocked to discover the gambling at Rick’s Café.

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