Saturday news: Burke thanks supporters following son’s death; Leafs shutout in St. Louis

On Friday evening Leafs president and general manager Brian Burke went public for the first time since the passing of his son Brendan last week. A visibly-shaken Burke expressed his gratitude for the outpouring of support from teammates, media and fans in the wake of the tragedy.

On the ice, the Leafs were shutout 4-0 in St. Louis in their last game before the Olympic break. Ex-Leafs Alex Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo each had a point.

In AHL action, the Toronto Marlies lost 5-1 to Manitoba.

Here are the headlines of stories relating to the Leafs and the Marlies in the news this morning:

Brendan Burke: 1988-2010
Leafs News
Marlies News

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