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Brent Burns
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Brent Burns  #88

San Jose Sharks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 88 BIRTHDATE: March 9, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Barrie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: MIN / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (20th overall)
Represented the Sharks at the 2015 NHL All-Star Game in Columbus Ranks T-4th among NHL defensemen in points and T-5th in goals 2014-15: Had a five game point streak (1-6=7) from Dec. 31 at ANA through Jan. 8 at STL...Tallied a pair of assists on Jan. 6 at MIN Had a goal and assist on Jan. 5 at WPG Scored the game-winning goal on Dec. 20 vs. STL Potted a goal on Dec. 11 vs. MIN Scored a goal on Dec. 9 vs. EDM Picked up a pair of assists on Dec. 4 vs. BOS Scored two goals, including the GWG, on Nov. 8 at DAL Was named Sharks Co-Player of the Month (Wingels) for October Had a career-high six-game point streak (3g-3a) from Oct. 21-30 Recorded his 200th career NHL assist against his former team on Oct. 30 at MIN Scored a goal, his 300th career point, on Oct. 28 at COL
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Missed majority of 2003-04 on assignment to Team Canada and as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to head injury vs. Phoenix, November 18, 2009. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota with Minnesota's 2nd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay, later traded to Nashville Nashville selected Pontius Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft for Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and San Jose's 1st round choice (Zack Phillips) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 24, 2011.
Quote of the Day

It's a date that's been circled on my calendar, so it's kind of nice to have it here and get it over with (Thursday). This is a little bit of the closing of the book on the move. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.

— Stars forward Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators