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Brian Burke isn’t just a legend of the NHL. He’s a fists-up, knock-your-teeth-out gladiator.
But when his hockey-loving son came out of the closet and died soon after, he was thrust into a strange new role: advocate for gays in a macho sports culture.
He’s no cheerleader—he looks like he hates every minute of it—but locker-room homophobia may have finally met its match (Mary Rogan Examines NHL Legend Brian Burke and His Advocacy for Gay Athletes)
L.A. Kings fans Taunt N.J. Devils With ‘Jersey Shore’
HA! Wow. Good one, Kings fans.
Flyers fans will appreciate this. Sorry Penguins fans! There’s always next year, we guess. [h/t Chris]