Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WCHL), January 9, 1922. Traded to NY Americans by Edmonton (WHL) with Joe Simpson and Roy Rickey for $10,000, September 18, 1925. Signed as a free agent by Regina (PrHL), November 30, 1926. Transferred to Buffalo (AHA) after St. Paul (AHA) franchise relocated, October 5, 1930.
You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.
— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense