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Brent Burns

Brent Burns  #88

San Jose Sharks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 88 BIRTHDATE: March 9, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Barrie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: MIN / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (20th overall)
Ranks T-3rd among NHL defensemen in points and T-2nd in goals 2014-15: Potted a goal on Dec. 11 vs. Minnesota Scored a goal on Dec. 9 vs. Edmonton Picked up a pair of assists on Dec. 4 vs. Boston Tallied a power-play goal on Nov. 18 at Buffalo Scored two goals, including the GWG, on Nov. 8 at Dallas Was named Sharks Co-Player of the Month (Wingels) for October Had a career-high six-game point streak (3g-3a) from Oct. 21-30 Recorded his 200th career NHL assist against his former team on Oct. 30 at Minnesota Scored a goal, his 300th career point, on Oct. 28 at Colorado Tallied his 100th career NHL goal on Oct. 26 at Anaheim Scored a goal on Oct. 25 vs. Buffalo Had a five game point-streak (1-6=7) from Oct. 8 at Los Angeles thru Oct. 18 at New Jersey
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Missed majority of 2003-04 on assignment to Team Canada and as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to head injury vs. Phoenix, November 18, 2009. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota with Minnesota's 2nd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay, later traded to Nashville Nashville selected Pontius Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft for Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and San Jose's 1st round choice (Zack Phillips) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 24, 2011.
Quote of the Day

I've never seen anything like that. The great thing is I don't know how many times guys bailed me out where they had to score to keep it alive and they did every time. It was amazing. It's not the way we draw it up, to go 20 rounds here, but obviously it's a big win.

— Florida goalie Roberto Luongo after the Panthers defeated the Capitals in the longest shootout in NHL history on Tuesday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series