Brent Burns RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Brent Burns needs a new contract but he’s priceless

    Sportsnet "The more time you spend in the vicinity of Brent Burns, the more a single thought occupies your mind: This is the way we are supposed to live. On this day, a hot midsummer one in Toronto, the San Jose Sharks defenceman enters a state-of-the-art workout gym in the Maple Leafs’ practice facility..." August 18

  • San Jose Sharks to give away toothless Brent Burns grills in promotion

    Yahoo! Sports "The San Jose Sharks are trying to capitalize on Brent Burns’ signature toothless look with one of their fan giveaways this year. On March 12 against the Dallas Stars the team will give fans in attendance a ‘Brent Burns grill.’ The date was listed on the Sharks’ promo schedule, which the..." August 09

  • Sharks beginning extension negotiations with Burns, Hertl

    The Score "The San Jose Sharks have begun the process of locking up their star defenseman. The team's in the preliminary phase of discussions with Brent Burns on a contract extension, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported during Saturday's "Insider Trading" segment. The Sharks have also started contract..." June 25

  • Burns on players lacking desperation: 'F***, check your pulse'

    The Score "San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns knows all about desperation. And according to the bearded one, it's about time he and his mates got desperate. Burns dropped the money quote ahead of Game 5 on Thursday morning:" June 09

  • Burns: Donskoi scoring OT winner in Cup Final is 'pretty badass'

    The Score "Joonas Donskoi lived out a dream in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. The San Jose Sharks rookie scored the game-winning goal in overtime, further garnering the respect of his teammates, including all-world defenseman Brent Burns. "It's great for him. What a special moment," Burns said after..." June 05

  • Burns, Doughty, Karlsson named finalists for Norris Trophy "Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson can win the James Norris Memorial Trophy for a second straight season and third time in his NHL career. Karlsson, Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings were named finalists Friday. The winner will be announced at..." April 30