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Shark Life: Burnzie, Burnzie, Wherefore Art Thou Burnzie?

Barrie high school student finds an old textbook of Brent Burns's

by Ann Frazier /

It's easy to forget, but before becoming professional hockey players, the San Jose Sharks were just normal teenagers who went to school and did homework.

And like almost every teenager in the English-speaking world, many of the players had to read William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." That includes, as we found out today, Brent Burns. 

A high school student in Barrie (Brent's hometown) was looking in an old school copy of Romeo and Juliet when he spotted a familiar name that had the book during the 2000-01 school year.

Tweet from @ahopps23: @Burnzie88 @SanJoseSharks found burnzie's romeo and juliet book

For there never was a story more neat than this of Burnzie and his textbook tweet.

UPDATE: Brent has responded to the discovery.

Tweet from @Burnzie88: @ahopps23 @SanJoseSharks Ha hopefully the pages looked like they were turned a couple times!! #nopictures

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