Brent Burns RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brent Burns Wins 2017 Norris Trophy for Best Defenseman

    Bleacher Report "After one of the best offensive seasons for a defenseman in recent memory, San Jose Sharks star Brent Burns has taken home the Norris Trophy. Burns, 32, finished the 2016-17 season with 29 goals and 47 assists, the highest point total for defensemen. Had it not been for a stretch of struggles..." June 22

  • Ted Lindsay Finalists Released

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The NHL has revealed the three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award: Brent Burns, Sidney Crosby, and Connor McDavid. The award goes to the player judged to be the most outstanding player in the league. The biggest difference between the Hart and the Lindsay is who votes; the Hart is voted on by..." May 03

  • 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