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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

The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city [Columbus]. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos after the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday