WCHL First All-Star Team (1924, 1925)
Signed as a free agent by Calgary (WCHL), December 22, 1921. Traded to Boston by Calgary (WHL) for cash, September 4, 1926. Traded to NY Americans by Boston for cash, November 2, 1934.
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