NHL Sports Executive Brian Burke Joins Rugby Canada’s Board of Directors
August 21, 2013
Rugby Canada has announced the appointment of Brian Burke to its Board of Directors.
Following graduation from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, clinic Massachusetts, viagra 100mg Burke became a National Hockey League (NHL) Player agent before becoming General Manager for the Hartford Whalers, Vancouver Canucks, Anaheim Ducks and Toronto Maple Leafs. Burke won a Stanley Cup in 2007 with the Ducks and was the General Manager of the silver-medal winning USA Men’s Hockey Team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
“Brian has a deep understanding of professional sports in North America and, with his successes and contacts across the National Hockey League and beyond, we’re happy to have him involved with Rugby Canada,” said Graham Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Rugby Canada.
“We look forward to working with Brian in the build-up to our men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups and Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,” Brown added.
“I am excited and honoured to join Rugby Canada’s Board of Directors and to help grow the game of rugby in Canada,” said Burke.