Spectacular "#BrianBurkeDrunkEmails"

If any of you follow Leafs’ GM Brian Burke on Twitter (and if you don’t, you should @LeafsBB20), you’re aware that he hosted a Q&A session via his Twitter account recently. During that session, he was asked the following question from a Jets fan who has apparently not watched Jonas Gustavsson play since the new year. “Now that you know how horrendous your goaltending is, what are you going to do to address it?” Burke’s response – “Figures, a Jets fan asks this question. Not sure what you are watching. I, too, have sent emails when I was hammered!” – triggered a hashtag that was trending on Twitter by night’s end: #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails. Here’s my favorites from the bevy of tweets that it inspired.

  • @BrettTersigni: “How about Blake and Toskala for Giguere?” “Disregard last email, there’s a typo…oh you accept?” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Warrior3728: Is Dion still dating Elisha Cuthbert? If not get me her number. sloppy thirds #BrianBurkedrunkemails
  • @Jeffler: DATE: 01/29/10 TO: Sutter, Darryl SUBJECT: I know this is gonna sound stupid, but…. #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Steve_Dangle: “Hey, Lou. Gimme what’s his name…you know…uh…that guy who killed Crosby.” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @warwalker: Randy, in answer to your question about my remarks, “chapeau” is a French word meaning “hat”. Keep studying, bro. #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @SamLokner: Dear Kevin Lowe your a ****** . You ****** *******. Over paid Penner you pice of **** #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @prizzo38: Note to Self: Self, use the word truculence today… Saw it in a game of Cranium, and loved it! Its a must use. #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @MarkAscione: To: al Strachan, Damien cox, steve Simmons Just had Indian food tonight. Can 1 of u gents loan me your chapeau? #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Mike_Wood1: To: All NHL GMs | Subject: Someone take Lebda | Replies: Poile, David | Burke: WTF? 2 players for Lebda? YESSSS #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Steve_Dangle:  “Orr wasn’t Tebowing. He was begging not to get sent down.” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @LPalmski: Mike Brown’s moustache for your 1st round pick, Calgary. C’mon we’ve done this before #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Steve_Dangle: “DUDE! Paul Holmgren left his Facebook signed in on my phone! I’m totally making Bryzgalov an offer.” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Jeffler: To Gainey, Bob “No, dude, trust me, you’re gonna fleece Sather. Take Gomez. I PROMISE.” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @jmac2189: “So I’ll give you Beauch the plug for a bag of pucks…hold on, you wanna give me Lups and Gardiner and a 4th? Done!” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @Steve_Dangle: “I’ve taken more shots tonight than Kaberle has his whole damn career.” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @theactivestick: TO: Gillis, Mike | SUBJ: Tampering | MSG: [attachment: penis.jpg] #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
  • @garrettbauman: TO: Ron Wilson SUBJECT: Twitter Fun DATE: 23 Dec 2011 “Speaking of fucking with the media, I got an idea …” #BrianBurkeDrunkEmails
Great work from Leaf Nation, as usual. Now go follow Burke and all these fellow Leaf fans on Twitter.

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