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Time For Some Prayers For Pat Burns

from CBC,

Former NHL coach Pat Burns, stricken with terminal lung cancer, has been admitted to hospital in Florida, according to reports.

Burns was hospitalized outside Tampa, Fla., on Sunday — his 58th birthday — according to Montreal sports radio station CKAC.

The former Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs coach is a daily commentator on the station’s morning sports show.

Officials at the station said Burns is now on leave from the program and is in hospital.

He is reportedly suffering from pneumonia.

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update 3:20pm, via Bob McKenzie tweet,

Pat Burns is home from hospital and taking antibiotics for pneumonia. His cousin Robin wants people to know Pat’s departure is not imminent.

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