"We suck. We stink. We look like we don't know how to play hockey." -Ales Hemsky, Jan 26th 2007
The Ducks' GM was also critical of the process employed by Lowe and the Oilers.
"I was not notified of this until an agent faxed it into us," Burke told Canadian Press in July. "I thought Kevin would have called me and told me it was coming. I thought that was gutless."
The verbal jabs continued and on the TSN 2007/08 season preview show the Ducks GM had more to say.
"If I had run my team into the sewer like that I wouldn't throw a grenade at the other 29 teams and my own indirectly," said Burke.
--July 3rd 2008 Full Article on TSN