Adam Burt played 14 seasons in the NHL after being drafted by the Hartford Whalers in 1987. The former defenseman remained with the Whalers through their move to North Carolina in 1997, playing two more years with the franchise as the Carolina Hurricanes. After spending the following two seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers, Burt played his final NHL campaign with the Atlanta Thrashers in 2000-01. For his career, the Detroit native recorded 37 goals and 115 assists while also playing in 21 total playoff games.
Since retiring from the NHL, Burt has become a Senior Associate Pastor with Every Nation NYC, serving as a Lead Pastor for their West Side and New Jersey services. Further, he has also been spreading the gospel as the official Chaplain of the New York Jets since 2009. Currently living in New Jersey, Burt has also remained a committed philanthropist throughout his lifetime.