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Most Recent Story: Brendan Burke passes away

Brendan Burke, student manager of the Miami hockey team, was driving back to Oxford from a visit to the Michigan State University law school, which he was considering applying to, on Friday night.  On U.S. 35 in rural Indiana, he lost control of his car in a snowstorm and ran into another car, head-on.  Brendan passed away at the scene.  The thoughts and prayers of MHT are with the Burke family, the Miami hockey team, and anyone else who is affected by Brendan’s tragic death.

We will update this post with more details as they become available.

UPDATE 1, 2/6/10:  The Toronto Maple Leafs, where Brendan’s father Brian serves as GM, have issued an official statement:

The Toronto Maple Leafs are saddened to report that Brendan Burke, the youngest son of Leafs President and General Manager Brian Burke, succumbed to injuries he suffered in an auto accident earlier today in Indiana.

Richard Peddie, president and chief executive officer of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Brendan Burke, son of Maple Leafs’ General Manager Brian Burke:

“On behalf of the entire Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment family, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the... [Read the entire story]

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