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Pat Burns responds after being reported dead

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Mark Twain once said, “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” A similar sentiment can now be shared by a legendary NHL coach.

Grieving fans took to Twitter to pay their respects to Pat Burns. The only issue; he isn’t dead.

Burns was reported dead on Friday before noon. The former coach of the Bruins, Devils, Maple Leafs and Canadiens suffers from lung cancer after previously defeating liver and colon cancers.

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