Brent Burns RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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 "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

  • NHL insider speculates about Edmonton Oilers signing Brent Burns

    Edmonton Journal "When Bob Stauffer talks Oilers hockey rumours, I listen. Stauffer is not only a team insider and employee, he’s also one of the hardest working and most connected of league insiders. Last spring Stauffer telegraphed the Taylor Hall trade, mentioning it as a possibility numerous times on his Oilers..." October 20

  • Brent Burns feeling young as he approaches 800 NHL games

    San Jose Mercury News "Brent Burns sported some discoloration right under his left eye as he came out for the Sharks’ morning skate Monday at Madison Square Garden, a remnant of the scary-looking high stick he received in Columbus a couple of days ago. Burns was high-sticked by Oliver Bjorkstrand in the first period..." October 17

  • Report: Sharks, Burns have started contract extension talks

    Pro Hockey Talk "According to a CSN Bay Area source, the San Jose’s begun negotiations with prized defenseman Brent Burns. More: Sharks general manager Doug Wilson doesn’t comment on contract negotiations, and Burns’ agent is also keeping mum with one week to go until the start of the regular season,..." October 07