Blustery Brian Burke is no stranger to controversy. Almost everything about him has been criticized, from his front office moves to his desire to never tie his ties. Even the man's haircut has been put under a public microscope.
It was no different on Wednesday night, when the follicular choices of the Flames president' were once again thrown to the hockey business's forefront:
Have chirped Burke's hair in the past, but like what he's settled on. pic.twitter.com/z9Ffe65m18
— Justin Bourne (@jtbourne) March 27, 2014
Burke's 'do made news in December when his shaggy, unkempt look became a source of internet critique, and he chose not to mince his words when asked about his state of dishevelment: "If my hair is a subject, it’s a slow news day. And second, the fact I now know it aggravates people, I’m probably not going to get it cut.
The old man is probably getting a good laugh out of New York City at the moment, where his son Patrick, a director in the NHL's Department of Player Safety, caught wind of his father's current state of hair:
The best part about Burke's hair is that he is growing it out because it drives @BurkieYCP nuts
— Pension Plan Muppets (@mlse) March 27, 2014
YES I KNOW ABOUT HIS HAIR
— Patrick Burke (@BurkieYCP) March 27, 2014
He's literally growing it out to annoy me. — Patrick Burke (@BurkieYCP) March 27, 2014