December 1, 2012
You'd think MLSE would learn
By STEVE SIMMONS, QMI Agency
It started with Bryan Colangelo. The notion being that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. was going to overpay to find the most qualified person available to run their basketball team.
The same philosophy applied to the hiring of Brian Burke. He had a Stanley Cup pedigree and an off-the-charts personality. So they made him the highest-paid general manager in hockey history and waited for the results.