2008-09 Season Notes * Recalled from Chicago (AHL) on March 2, 2009 * Appeared in 51 games with the Wolves, recording 21 assists * Tied for the team lead with a +17 rating and tied for fourth in assists at the time of his recall
2008-09 Season Highs Goals: Assists: Points: Shots: PIM: Plus/Minus: TOI:
ECAC All-Rookie Team (2004) ECAC First All-Star Team (2004) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2006)
Traded to Nashville by Atlanta for Ian McKenzie, September 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Poprad (KHL), July 21, 2011.
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