Growing up in Ontario, Canada, Brent Burns played for the Barrie Icemen and Ajax Knights of the Ontario Minor Hockey Association. He also played for the North York Canadiens in the Metropolitan Toronto Hockey League for two years. Brent Burns was the Ontario Hockey League’s right wing, runner-up for Most Improved Player in the OHL in 2002-2003, as he led the team in playoff scoring with five goals and six assists in just eleven games. Brent Burns was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Although he was drafted as a right wing forward, he soon adapted to the defensive mindset of Minnesota Head Coach Jacques Lemaire. He played in 36 games with Minnesota in the 2003-2004 season and soon became one of the league’s top defensemen.
From the start, Brent Burns showed great potential and natural talent. Within no time of being drafted, Brent Burns was one of the Wild’s top defenseman. In 2007, he scored a career-high 15 goals and 43 points. During the 2011 NHL Draft, the Wild traded Burns to the San Jose Sharks and with just one year remaining on his deal, he signed a five-year contract extension with the Sharks. His ability to play both forward and defense at the elite level shows great versatility. He grew up playing as a right wing forward, yet ultimately helped Canada win silver at the 2008 World Championships and was named the best defenseman. He continued to break records at the 2010 World Championships and the 2015 World Championships, as he again earned the title of best defenseman and helping Canada earn gold. In 2015, he earned the prestigious NHL Foundation Player Award because of his commitment, perseverance, and teamwork. In 2017, he won the James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded to the league’s top “defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-around ability in the position.” Brent Burns is making a difference both on and off the ice.
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