Signed as a free agent by Detroit (AHA), June 23, 1926. Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons after Detroit (AHA) franchise folded, December, 1926. Loaned to NY Americans by Mtl. Maroons until NHL and club resolved the status of Roy Worters' contract, November 15, 1928.
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