Toronto Maple Leafs: The 6 Biggest Soap Operas of Brian Burke's Tenure

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Toronto Maple Leafs: The 6 Biggest Soap Operas of Brian Burke's Tenure
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Everything is magnified in Toronto.

This is the team that Forbes Magazine recently valued at $1 billion, making the Leafs the most valuable team in the locked-out NHL.

The Toronto Maple Leafs may have won 13 Stanley Cups—second to the Montreal Canadiens—but none of them have come since 1967.

The Leafs are also in a long playoff drought. They have not even qualified for the postseason since the 2003-04 season.

Brian Burke is the man in charge and is responsible for much of the team's current state. Nearly every decision that he makes is scrutinized heavily.

That makes him quite controversial.

Here are six of the biggest soap operas during his run with the Leafs.

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