When LA winger Dustin Brown’s name hit the rumour mill, all eyes were raised toward Brian Burke.
Brown seems perfect. He hits, he scores, he plays bigger than his six-feet.
Most important, he’s from Ithaca, New York.
Buffalo-born and bred Jim Kelley remains a towering figure in hockey journalism, a business that has yet to produce a successor for a reporter who filed a story on his last day on earth, Nov 30, 2010.
He loved Canadians and this country but sometimes shuddered at our provincialism.
“Hockey is Canada’s gift to the ...