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Flames' Burke talks front office moves on NHL Live

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Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke joined NHL Live to discuss the decision to relieve general manager Jay Feaster and assistant GM John Weisbrod of their duties.

Burke explained how he submitted a report on the state of the team and front office staff to ownership, and subsequently made his recommendation, part of which was to not take over the GM reigns.

"I think it would look pretty poor on me to go back now to the owners and [Flames president and CEO] Ken King and say, 'I know that's what we talked about, but I want this job,'" Burke said. "I think if my ulterior motive was to get Jay's job, I probably wouldn't have been rational or fair or balanced in that report, which I was."

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