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Charlie Burns

Charlie Burns

Center
BIRTHDATE: February 14, 1936
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Detroit, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 170
Shoots: Left
Named Best Forward at WEC-A (1958) Missed majority of 1954-55 due to concussion, November, 1954. Claimed by Boston from Detroit in Intra-League Draft, June 10, 1959. NHL rights transferred to Oakland after owners of San Francisco (WHL) franchise granted NHL expansion team, April 26, 1966. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Oakland in Intra-League Draft, June 12, 1968. Claimed by Minnesota from Pittsburgh in Intra-League Draft, June 11, 1969. Named playing-coach of Minnesota, December 28, 1969.
Quote of the Day

I mean, any of those 14 teams (in the lottery) it would have been an absolute honor. If I am selected by Edmonton it will be amazing, a dream come true. They have a lot of amazing young players there.

— Likely No. 1 pick Connor McDavid after the Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday