Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer said that he sees Brent Burns as a defenseman, not as a forward.
Brent Burns was named the top defenseman at the 2015 World Hockey Championship.
The San Jose Sharks will continue to call the SAP Center home for at least 10 more years, the mayor of San Jose, and Sharks owner Hasso Plattner confirmed in a press conference today.
Brent Burns has been named as a finalist for the NHL Foundation Player Award, which is presented to "an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey -- commitment, perseverance and teamwork -- to enrich the lives of people in his community."
Brent Burns will anchor the defense for Team Canada in May's World Hockey Championship in the Czech Republic.
Brent Burns was the San Jose Sharks' only goalscorer in a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Brent Burns had an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss versus Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Brent Burns recorded an assist in a 5-2 loss to Winnipeg Tuesday night.
Brent Burns netted the only goal for the Sharks in their 2-1 loss to the Kings in their Stadium Series game Saturday night.
Brent Burns scored his 13th and 14th goals of the year but it wasn't enough as the Sharks fell 5-4 in OT to the Washington Capitals.
Brent Burns beat the second period buzzer by half a second for his 12th goal of the season.
Brent Burns picked up two more assists in Thursday's 5-1 win over Vancouver.
Brent Burns will be the lone San Jose Shark at the All-Star Game.
Brent Burns scored the game-winning goal in overtime to help the Sharks defeat the Blues on Saturday night 3-2.