Brent Burns

We’ve reached the finale of our season review of the San Jose Sharks. Feel free to catch up on anything missed in the series via the links below. This season was an important one, promising in some respects, surprising in others. For the first time in two decades, the Sharks played a season without Patrick
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Following the 5-3 loss to their division rival, the Vegas Golden Knights, San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer held a testy postgame press conference. Already (rightfully) upset over both the officiating and an injury to Joel Ward, he was asked about Brent Burns ‘two-way game’ and responded, “he’s our most dynamic guy, there’s no doubt.”
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Joe Thornton’s injury was a setback for this San Jose Sharks team, and in the first few games in his absence, the Sharks seemed to forget who they were. In the last two games, they remembered. For San Jose, winning comes from three main areas: defense, goaltending and special teams. Their formula is simple. Play
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The Minnesota Wild acquired Charlie Coyle along with Devin Setoguchi and a 2011 first-round pick from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a 2012 second-round pick and Brent Burns prior to the 2011-12 season. This was days before the Wild also moved Martin Havlat for Dany Heatley. Trading for Burns helped the Sharks solidify another
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It is not hard to explain the success of the San Jose Sharks this season. They are stingy on defense and solid in goal. But even so, they are below average at even strength. Where the Sharks are above average is on special teams. On special teams, the Sharks have been very special. For the
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Starting last Thursday, the San Jose Sharks, combined with their alumni group, played four games on four consecutive evenings. While each provided something interesting, one game was especially important. Thursday: San Jose Sharks v Carolina Hurricanes The Sharks came to the rink at SAP Center to face Carolina, apparently not quite on time. Carolina jumped out
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Thirty-one NHL teams know New York Islanders center John Tavares is an elite player. Any team interested in his services is going to have to answer the same question posed by Larry Brooks for Isles management: “what is the organization’s selling point?” We know John Tavares makes sense for the San Jose Sharks because he makes
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