QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2013) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2013) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2013) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup - MVP) (2013) NHL All-Rookie Team (2014) Calder Memorial Trophy (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