Flames expected to announce Burke hiring today


The Calgary Flames will hold a press conference this morning at 10 a.m. local time (noon ET) when it’s expected they’ll announce Brian Burke has joined the club in an executive capacity.

According to the Calgary Sun, Burke will lead the Flames’ hockey operations, with Jay Feaster staying on as general manager.

We’ll have full coverage of the press conference. Suffice to say, there may be a few Burke quotes worth passing along.

For more on this story that developed yesterday, click here.

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