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jeffb 09-17-2010 11:45 AM

Pat Burns not Dead at 58
 
Being reported that NHL coach Pat Burns has passed away from a long battle with cancer. Very sad news.

Benzo 09-17-2010 12:26 PM

Oh man RIP PAT. He was a great

Acie 09-17-2010 12:28 PM

That's crappy.

RIP Coach.

Benzo 09-17-2010 12:33 PM

and apparently he is still alive

Shadowfax 09-17-2010 12:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Benzo (Post 434458)
and apparently he is still alive

good to see the coach still has a sense of humour...

Link

BURNS REFUTES REPORTS TO TSN THAT HE HAS PASSED AWAY

In contrast to several erroneous reports earlier in the day, former NHL head coach Pat Burns is alive,

Burns phoned TSN on Friday.

"Here we go again," said the three-time NHL coach of the year. "They're trying to kill me before I'm dead. I come to Quebec to spend some time with my family and they say I'm dead. I'm not dead, far (expletive) from it. They've had me dead since June. Tell them I'm alive. Set them straight."

A report on Thursday suggested that Burns' condition had taken a turn for the worse.

The 58-year old has returned home to Magog, Quebec to be with his family.

Super_Size_Swag 09-17-2010 03:57 PM

haha ... Nice Burnsy! Great to see he is well.

Chiggmo 09-17-2010 08:02 PM

Legend, in so many ways

DVS 09-18-2010 02:11 AM

I think any reporter who gets their information off Twitter should be fired. How many times someone misreport a death due to Twitter.

And Burns keep on fighting. I admire the courage


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