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Sean Burke
Arizona Coyotes - Goaltending Coach
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Sean Burke was named to the Arizona Coyotes coaching staff for the 2010-11 season. In this role, Burke oversees the day-to-day development of the Coyotes’ goaltenders as part of the team’s coaching staff.

During his time as Director of Prospect Development with Arizona, the Windsor, Ontario native monitored the progress of the team’s minor league, junior, and college prospects and worked with the team’s AHL players in San Antonio. He was also active in the club’s business operations by serving as a liaison for corporate clients and season ticket holders.

Burke, a former NHL goaltender, spent parts of five seasons with the Coyotes from 1999-2004 during his 18-year career. He appeared in 211 career games with the Coyotes, posting a record of 97-78-29 with a 2.39 GAA, a .919 SV% and 15 shutouts. He helped guide the team to the Stanley Cup playoffs during the 1999-00 and 2001-02 seasons and also represented the Coyotes in the 2001 and 2002 NHL All-Star Games. He is the franchise’s career leader in GAA (2.39) and ranks 2nd in SV% (.919), and 3rd in games played (211), wins (97) and shutouts (15).

In 820 career NHL games with New Jersey, Hartford/Carolina, Vancouver, Philadelphia, Florida, Tampa Bay, Los Angeles and the Coyotes, Burke collected a record of 324-341-101-9 with a 2.96 GAA and a .902 SV%. He was also a three-time NHL All-Star and represented Canada in the 1988 and 1992 Winter Olympics. Burke made his NHL debut on March 2, 1988 with the New Jersey Devils and began his career by going 10-1-0 in his first 13 games.

Burke resides in Scottsdale and has two children: daughter, Andie and son, Brendan.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie