News: Maple Leafs Fire Brian Burke

1:30PM: Dave Nonis was promoted to General Manager

12:54PM: James Mirtle writes that the move isn’t surprising, but the timing of it is.

12:25PM: According to Bob McKenzie, the Toronto Maple Leafs have fired General Manager Brian Burke.

Nick Kypreos confirms that the Maple Leafs have fired Brian Burke.

Kypreos adds that the Leafs are still a contender to acquire Roberto Luongo.