QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1991) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1992) Canadian Major Junior - Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year (1992) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1993) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1993)
Traded to Chicago by Washington with Washington's 6th round choice (Jonathan Pelletier) in 1998 Entry Draft for Chicago's 5th round choice (Erik Wendell) in 1998 Entry Draft, October 10, 1997. Traded to Montreal by Chicago for David Ling, March 14, 1998. Signed as a free agent Vancouver, August 25, 1999. Loaned to Springfield (AHL) by Syracuse (AHL) for loan of Sean McCann, March 15, 2000.
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