Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL) on Oct. 20 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Oct.26 ... earned his first point of the season picking up an assist on Nov.1 ... had a season high 10:21 of ice time on Nov.12 ... assigned to Abbotsford on Dec.9 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Dec.21 ... assigned to Abbotsford on Jan.19 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Feb.19 ... assigned to Abbotsford Mar.5
Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, April 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 13, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to upper-body injury and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), July 28, 2014.
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