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in the Crease
Pierre McGuire
January 12, 2004
Wild forward Brent Burns, who was the team's first-round pick in last June's draft, is not only a star in the making but also a character. Before being loaned to the Canadian national team for the World Junior tournament, the 18-year-old Burns asked 10 women in the Minneapolis area what would be the coolest car he could buy. The overwhelming response was a Cadillac Escalade, so he got one. The only problem is, Burns can't drive it because he doesn't have a license yet....
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January 12, 2004

In The Crease

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Wild forward Brent Burns, who was the team's first-round pick in last June's draft, is not only a star in the making but also a character. Before being loaned to the Canadian national team for the World Junior tournament, the 18-year-old Burns asked 10 women in the Minneapolis area what would be the coolest car he could buy. The overwhelming response was a Cadillac Escalade, so he got one. The only problem is, Burns can't drive it because he doesn't have a license yet....

The Bruins have put center Brian Rolston on the block. Rolston, who had 12 goals through Sunday and will be an unrestricted free agent after the season, was offered to the Stars recently for center Jason Arnott. At week's end Dallas had yet to bite on that proposal....

How deep are the Flyers at center? Besides Jeremy Roenick, Mike Comrie, Keith Primeau and Michal Handzus, the organization has two sensational junior prospects, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards, at that position. Don't be surprised to see Philly deal one of its veterans before the season is completed.

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