Patrick Burke Brian Leetch join Shanahan

  • DDSABrendan Shanahan is becoming some reinforcements.

    The NHL on Thursday announced that Hall of Famer Brian Leetch and ex-Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke are joining Shanahan's department of player safety. Leetch is replacing Rob Blake, who's now a helper gm together with the Usually are Kings, as manager of Matt Forte Jersey player safety. Burke is to take the newly-created director position.

    Shanahan remains in control of the bunch, that's to blame for suspending and fining players for in-game rule violations -- that is certainly good, because continues to have make an effort to do Brandon Marshall Jersey .

    "Brian Leetch and Patrick Burke are two astute persons in the hockey community who is going to bring unique perspectives along with experiences to your Department of Player Safety," Shanahan said inside of a Website article. "As one of the biggest defensemen in NHL history, Brian displayed a hard-to-find perception of this game and its particular nuances which are one excellent focal point in our department's efforts to really make Eric Kush Jersey the game safer for the players and its physicality and pa sion. The chance to evaluate players that Patrick refined as a pro and amateur scout will likely be invaluable into the team that monitors games every single night to both identify incidents which can merit Supplemental Discipline and also to note developing trends within our game."

    Burke's father, Brian, is actually a longtime league executive who' Rashaad Reynolds Jersey s currently a scout together with the Anaheim Ducks. Earlier this week, Patrick Burke stepped down when the president of individuals Can start to play, a bunch dedicated in combating homophobia in sports and league partner. Wade Davis, an openly gay former NFL player, replaced him when the face belonging to the organization.

    So, when it comes to difficult jobs go, six a single, half- Leonard Floyd Jersey dozen within the other. Hopefully he's as succe sful using the DOS because he was with YCP ... and stops checking his Twitter replies.