Gallery: Notable Brian Burke draft picks

 

With the Flames announcing the hiring of Brian Burke as president of hockey operations, we take a look at draft choices during his tenure as a GM who have put in NHL time.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">D Bryan Allen, 1998: First Round, fourth overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
642 GP, 29 goals, 95 assists, 124 points<br>
Pictued: Allen, playing for the Florida Panthers  checks Calgary Flames David Moss to the ice during a 2007 game.</div>
 

D Bryan Allen, 1998: First Round, fourth overall, Vancouver Canucks
NHL regular season totals:
642 GP, 29 goals, 95 assists, 124 points
Pictued: Allen, playing for the Florida Panthers checks Calgary Flames David Moss to the ice during a 2007 game.

Photograph by: Dean Bicknell, Calgary Herald

 
<div id="page1">D Bryan Allen, 1998: First Round, fourth overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
642 GP, 29 goals, 95 assists, 124 points<br>
Pictued: Allen, playing for the Florida Panthers  checks Calgary Flames David Moss to the ice during a 2007 game.</div>
C Artem Chubarov, 1998: Second round, 31st overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
228 GP, 25 goals, 33 assists, 58 points<br>
Pictured: Chubarov attempts to block a Jarome Iginla shot during a 2004 playoff matchup between the Calgary Flames and the Vancouver Canucks.
LW Jarkko Ruutu, 1998: Third round, 68th overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals<br>
652 GP, 58 goals, 84 assists, 142 points<br>
Pictured: Ruutu, playing with the Penguins, fights Brandon Dubinsky of the New York Rangers in a 2007 game.
LW Daniel Sedin, 1999: First Round, second overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
906 GP, 291 goals, 467 assists, 758 points<br>
Pictured: Sedin, right, can't get control of the puck as he attempts a shot on St. Louis Blues' goalie Jake Allen during a game in March of this year.
C Henrik Sedin, 1999: First round, third overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
940 GP, 182 goals, 610 assists, 792 points<br>
Pictured: Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff, left, thwarts Henrik Sedin during the first period of a 2011 game.
C R.J. Umberger, 2001: First round, 16th overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
599 GP, 151 goals, 181 assists, 332 points<br>
Pictured: Umberger, playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets, scrambles for the puck in front of Calgary's net in the first period of a 2009 game against the Flames.
D Kevin Bieksa, 2001: Fifth round, 151st overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
461 GP, 48 goals, 155 assists, 203 points<br>
Pictured: Kevin Bieksa skates the puck past Philip Larsen of the Dallas Stars during a game in February of this year.
C Ryan Kesler, 2003: First round, third overall, Vancouver Canucks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
578 GP, 157 goals, 193 assists, 350 points<br>
Pictured: Kesler celebrates after scoring a goal against the Phoenix Coyotes during a game in April of this year.
RW Bobby Ryan, 2005: First Round, second overall, Anaheim Mighty Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
378 GP, 147 goals, 142 assists, 289 points<br>
Pictured: Ryan looks to pass in front of Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings during the first period in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in May.
D Brendan Mikkelson, 2005: Second round, 31st overall, Anaheim Mighty Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals<br>
131 GP, 1 goal, 9 assists, 10 points<br>
Pictured: Mikkelson is tripped up by Christ Thorburn of the Atlanta Thrashers during a 2010 game.
LW Matt Beleskey, 2006: Fourth round, 112th overall, Anaheim Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
209 GP, 26 goals, 30 assists, 56 points<br>
Pictured: Beleskey takes a shot around the stick of Kyle Quincey of the Detroit Red Wings in Game 4of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in May of this year.
D Steven Kampfer, 2007: Fourth round, 93rd overall, Anaheim Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
61 GP, 7 goals, 8 assists, 15 points<br>
Pictured: Kampfer, playing for the Bruins, battles past Colin Greening of the Ottawa Senators during a February 2011 game.
D Jake Gardiner, 2008: First round, 17th overall, Anaheim Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
87 GP, 7 goals, 27 assists, 35 points<br>
Pictured: Jake Gardiner, playing for tje Toronto Maple Leafs, gets around Mark Streit of the New York Islanders during a game in January 2013.
D Justin Schultz, 2008: Second round, 43rd overall, Anaheim Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
48 GP, 8 goals, 19 assists, 27 points<br>
Pictured: Schultz, playing for the Oilers against the team that drafted him, defends against Teemu Selanne.
LW Brandon McMillan, 2008: Third round, 85th overall, Anaheim Ducks<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
91 GP, 11 goals, 15 assists, 26 points<br>
Pictured: McMillan, playing with Team Canada's junior hockey squad tries to score on Finland's goalie Joni Ortio during an exhibition game in 2009.<br>
C Nazem Kadri, 2009: First round, seventh overall, Toronto Maple Leafs<br>
NHL regular season totals:<br>
99 GP, 26 goals, 37 assists, 63 points<br>
Pictured: Kazri attempts to score on New York Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist during a game in April of this year.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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