LATEST | Former Canucks General Manager lands a new hockey job

Published August 12, 2023 at 1:28 PM

After being out of a job for just over four months, former Vancouver Canucks General Manager Brian Burke has landed a new rule.

According to reports, Burke is set to be hired in a leadership role for the Players' Association for the new Professional Women's Hockey League. Burke is expected to be in the position for multiple seasons.

The new Professional Women's Hockey League was founded earlier this summer when the Premier Hockey Federation was bought by the Billie Jean King Enterprises and the Mark Walter Group, who owned the PWHPA.

In 1998, Burke became General Manager of the Canucks, drafting key players such as Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin,Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler. He remained in that role until the end of the 2003-04 season, when his contract was not renewed.

Most recently, Burke was President of Hockey Operations for the Pittsburgh Penguins, a job he held for just over two years before being fired and eventually replaced by Kyle Dubas.

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LATEST | Former Canucks General Manager lands a new hockey job

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