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Brian Burke addresses the media Monday at the Saddledome. Photo by Stuart Dryden/Calgary Sun

Burke: No arena threats, 'we'll just leave'

In what has been the bluntest talk yet about the future of the Calgary Flames, president of operations Brian Burke said the much-loved NHL team will leave the city if they don't get the new arena they've been seeking.

Pontus Aberg of the Nashville Predators scores on goaltender Jonathan Bernier of the Anaheim Ducks during Game 5 of the Western Conference final at Honda Center on May 20, 2017 in Anaheim. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Predators look to close out Ducks

NASHVILLE — Back when he was coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs, Randy Carlyle had “Burn The Boats” painted on the inside of the team’s dressing room.