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Yep, that’s really Brian Burke on Twitter

Nov 19, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT

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This time it’s really him. Leafs general manager Brian Burke is officially on Twitter.

So far Burke’s only tweeted twice. Let’s see what he’s had to say:

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Hmmm…. hopefully it gets more entertaining than that. Might I suggest something like, “Walking over to Ron Wilson’s office. Maybe I’ll fire him. #onlyjoking #orami?”

That’s retweet city right there.

Of course, it wasn’t so long ago that Burke didn’t think too highly of the social-media phenomenon. In fact, he even had his lawyer try to stop a fake Twitter account in his name.

“If someone’s going to try and impersonate Brian Burke, I’m going to sue his ass,” Burke told the Toronto Star in March of 2009.

Sadly, Burke v. Down Goes Brown never came to fruition. We’d have liked to see that one play out in the courtroom.

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