Playoff Notes: 1st NHL playoff in 3rd NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 3-0=3 in 6 gp ... Scored goals 5/1 in gm 1 and 5/10 in gm 5 and the GW 5/3 in gm 2 ... Round 1 vs Det: 1-1=2 in 5 gp ... Scored the GWG 4/20 in gm 2 and had an assist 4/22 in gm 3 ... Career OT: 0-0=0 in 3 gp
2013-14 Notes: Played his 1st full NHL season with career season-highs in all categories and was 1 of 3 Bruins to play all 82 games ... Had a 7-gm pt streak from 1/14-28 (3-5=8 totals) … 9 multi-pt games
Playoff Fun Fact: Played his 1st NHL playoff game on 4/18 vs Detroit in gm 1 of round 1, scored his 1st NHL playoff goal/point on 4/20 in gm 2 and recorded his 1st NHL playoff assist on 4/22 in gm 3 … Faced his brother Brendan in round 1 vs Detroit, becoming the 6th Bruin to face a sibling in a playoff series (Billy/George Boucher; Tiny/Paul Thompson; Bill/Gerry Carson; Terry/Ken Reardon; Phil/Tony Esposito)
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