Brent Burns RUMORS & NEWS

  • Burns, Hedman, Karlsson named Norris Trophy finalists

    Sportsnet "The NHL announced the three finalists for the Norris Trophy Friday, awarded to the defenceman who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position. This year’s finalists are: San Jose’s Brent Burns, Tampa Bay’s Victor Hedman, and Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson. Burns..." April 22

  • He is human after all: Brent Burns is in a scoring slump

    Pro Hockey Talk "The beastly bearded Brent Burns is suddenly going through a scoring drought. Already with 27 goals, which is remarkable for a defenseman in a league where in mid-March the loftiest individual goal totals have yet to eclipse 40, Burns is far and away the leader among blue liners in this..." March 19

  • Sharks' Brent Burns is a throwback offensive defenseman

    Sporting News "Sharks defenseman Brent Burns is putting together a goal-scoring campaign the NHL hasn't seen in more than two decades. With two goals in the Sharks' 4-1 victory Sunday over the Devils in New Jersey, Burns raised his season total to 24, putting him on pace to finish the season with 35. No..." February 13

  • Sharks’ Paul Martin having a role in Brent Burns’ success

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks defense partners Brent Burns and Paul Martin have a pretty special relationship. One of a kind, perhaps. “We just have a great marriage, I think. He’s a great partner,” Burns said of Martin. “We don’t fight. He puts the toilet seat down. It’s nice.” Burns is enjoying his best season..." February 11

  • Anderson, Cammalleri and Burns named 3 Stars of Week

    NHL.com "Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, New Jersey Devils left wing Michael Cammalleri and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 27. FIRST STAR - CRAIG ANDERSON, G, OTTAWA SENATORS Anderson paced the NHL with four wins,..." November 28

  • Burns and Sharks making 'serious progress'

    TSN "Brent Burns might not be hitting the free agent market next summer. TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reports that while the star defenceman and the San Jose Sharks have not completed a new contract just yet, both sides have made, "serious progress." LeBrun adds that there some final details..." November 22

  • Brent Burns, Sharks agree to eight-year contract extension

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks and defenseman Brent Burns agreed to a eight-year contract extension on Tuesday reportedly worth roughly $8 million per season, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. The eight-year deal is maximum allowed under the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement with the NHLPA, and makes Burns..." November 22

  • Brent Burns will be worth his next massive contract

    Fanrag Sports "With three of their most notable players — Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and Brent Burns — all playing in the final year of their contracts, the San Jose Sharks are going to have some massive decisions to make over the next several months. After reaching the Stanley Cup Final a year ago it..." November 19