Brian Burke’s much anticipated arrival in Toronto started off with heightened expectations. The Leafs were going to be a hard-hitting team to play against, Burke said, when he delivered his now famous line during his introductory press conference:
We require, as a team, proper levels of pugnacity, testosterone, truculence and belligerence. That’s how our teams play.
But ultimately, he was unable to fulfill the organizations requirements — including a four year playoff absence.
Here is a look at the top 10 moments that define Burke’s career in Toronto. Read the entire list on Sportsnet.ca.