LATEST | Former Canucks GM to be inducted into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Published September 8, 2023 at 9:53

USA Hockey announced its 2023 Hall of Fame class on Friday morning and among those named was former Vancouver Canucks General Manager Brian Burke.

During his management career, Brian Burke has won the Stanley Cup, which came in 2007 as GM of Anaheim Ducks and three years later, he served as GM of the United States' Olympic team, leading them to a silver medal.

Burke's first General Manager job was with the Vancouver Canucks from 1998 to 2004 where he drafted key players such as Henrik & Daniel Sedin, Ryan Kesler, Kevin Bieksa.

"An accomplished executive whose career has been highlighted by winning a Stanley Cup and Olympic silver medal, Brian Burke's (Edina, Minn.) passion and contributions to the betterment of the game of hockey have touched every level of the sport." Part of USA Hockey's statement said.

The 68-year-old is currently out of the NHL, but is still working in the game of hockey. Recently, he was named Executive Director of the Professional Women's Hockey League Players' Association.

Among the others to be named to the 2023 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class are former Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown, former New Jersey Devils captain Jamie Langenbrunner, former NHL official Brian Murphy and former USA Women's National Team player Katie King-Crowley.

Congratulations to Brian Burke and all other members of the 2023 class on this incredible achievement!
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