On behalf of the McCormack Department of Sport Management at Isenberg, we invite you to a lecture by Brian Burke, our Spring 2013 McCormack Executive-in-Residence in the Mahar Auditorium at UMass on Tuesday, April 9 from 6:00 to 7:15pm.
Before returning to the Ducks organization in his present scouting role, Burke was a Senior Advisor to the Toronto Maple Leafs after serving as the organization’s President and General Manager from November 2008-January 2013. Burke was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Anaheim Ducks from 2005-2008 including guiding the Ducks to their first Stanley Cup title in 2007. He served as President and General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks from 1998-2004. From 1993-98 Burke served as the Executive Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations at the National Hockey League. During his tenure at the NHL league office, Burke handled player discipline, ruling on violations for on-ice player conduct. He also worked closely with Commissioner Gary Bettman on collective bargaining matters. Prior to his tenure in the NHL office, he served as the General Manager of the Hartford Whalers in 1992-93.