Brian Burke isn’t just a legend of the NHL. He’s a fists-up,
knock-your-teeth-out gladiator. But when his hockey-loving son
came out of the closet and died soon after, he was thrust into a
strange new role: advocate for gays in a macho sports culture.
He’s no cheerleader — he looks like he hates every minute of it
— but locker-room homophobia may have finally met its match.