It's Official: Brian Burke Signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs

Thayne HallyburtonCorrespondent INovember 27, 2008

Sportsnet is reporting that the that the Toronto Maple Leafs and Brian Burke have agreed to terms on a six-year deal, worth in the range of $18 million dollars.

Burke will be given complete autonomy as president and general manager, with a contract that is very close to that of Toronto Raptors President and General Manager Brian Colangelo.

A press conference has been scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

More to come.