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September 5, 2013 | 12:15pm ET
Burke named President of Hockey Ops of Flames

The Calgary Flames have named former Toronto Maple Leafs President and GM Brian Burke the new President of Hockey Operations of the franchise.

Burke flew in to Calgary on Wednesday evening in preparation for today's announcement.

"It's a very proud day for me to join the Calgary Flames," said Burke. "I couldn't be more pleased to be here today."

Flames GM Jay Feaster will report to Burke, but Feaster remains responsible to building the on-ice product of the team.

Burke was also the GM of the Anaheim Ducks, Vancouver Canucks and Hartford Whalers.

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