Brendan Shanahan Soon To Be a Maple Leaf?

Mark SmithCorrespondent IJuly 12, 2009

The whispers are getting louder that Brian Burke is now interested in bringing Brendan Shanahan on board fora one season deal.  Shanahan played 'Burke Style' hockey throughout his career and is seen as exactly the kind of character that is needed in the dressing room to help guys like Tlusty and Grabovski learn what it takes to win.

The only other team expressing interest in Shanahan continues to be the St. Louis Blues, however, GM Larry Pleau has not gone forward to the $1 million contract or less than Shanahan would earn. 

A final year in hometown Toronto would be a great way for Shanahan to end his career...let's hope this becomes fact soon.