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The Winnipeg Jets aren't sure how to use their most valuable tool

When Dustin Byfuglien was drafted into the NHL, it was as a defenseman. Then Chicago made him a forward, except when they needed an extra D-man. Then the Thrashers/Jets picked him up, and he played D, then forward, then D, then forward. As it stands, he’s heading into next year as a forward. This is a unique situation to be in with a player; basically only the San Jose Sharks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Look For Answers At Training Camp

The San Jose Sharks are without a doubt one of the toughest competitors within the Pacific Division having finished first in the Division for four years in a row from the 2007-08 to 2010-11 season, even claiming one Presidents’ Trophy in 2009. The club was a Stanley Cup favorite after cracking 111 points last season and a second place finish in the Pacific. Of course postseason...
Via Beyond The Benches
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks explain decision to move Brent Burns back to defense

Brent Burns is a defenseman once again. After being used as a forward for the last year and a half, Burns is sliding back to his original role on defense heading into the 2014-15 season. The Sharks recently explained the move, stating that Burns was originally brought in as a defenseman and he’ll be a tremendous asset for the team when he’s patrolling the blue line. San Jose...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks explain decision to move Brent Burns back to defense

Brent Burns is a defenseman once again. After being used as a forward for the last year and a half, Burns is sliding back to his original role on defense heading into the 2014-15 season. The Sharks recently explained the move, stating that Burns was originally brought in as a defenseman and he’ll be a tremendous asset for the team when he’s patrolling the blue line. San Jose...
Via Bloguin Best
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks explain moving Burns back to the blueline

The San Jose Sharks made a lot of debatable statements this offseason, but they didn’t really blow things up like some feared (and others requested). One significant move involved a tweak from within, as the organization decided to move Brent Burns back to defense. GM Doug Wilson explained the logic to the Sharks website on Friday. We acquired him in a trade to be a stud defenseman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

PLAYERS SUIT UP FOR the 2014 NHL AWARDS

Hockey’s star players stepped into the sartorial spotlight last night, for the 2014 NHL Awards. The event was held at Wynn Las Vegas and this marked the fifth year that the league has honored top players and performances from the past season. To check out the complete list of winners, visit here. As in previous years, many players were outfitted by John Varvatos for the evening...
Via A Glam Slam
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild owner Leipold likes the nerve of GM Fletcher

Three years ago, Chuck Fletcher pulled Craig Leipold off Xcel Energy Center’s draft floor to tell the Wild owner: “It’s done. We’re going to trade Brent Burns.” Leipold instantly got butterflies: “I’m thinking, ‘Oh geez, we’re in our arena. What reaction are we going to get by trading an incredibly popular player?’ ” Fletcher, the Wild general manager, was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks’ GM Ron Wilson: Boyle’s out, Havlat will be bought out and Burns is shifting to defense

The Associated Press reports that San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson plans on making several changes to his team, and he's more than willing to share his agenda with those who'll listen: Wilson said Thursday that he told pending unrestricted free agent defenseman Dan Boyle that he will not be re-signed, informed unproductive forward Martin Havlat that he will not be back...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Would The Sharks Move Joe Pavelski Or Brent Burns?

from Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea, “We can’t keep what we have, or at least keep the same approach. Something has to change,” Todd McLellan said on Friday. “It’s two years in a row losing to that team, and it’s a very good team, too. Let me make that very clear. “But, it’s two years in a row losing to them. And, in fact, when we thought we had improved our group...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bergeron, Burns and Keith named finalists for NHL Foundation Player Award

Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, San Jose Sharks forward Brent Burns and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith are the three finalists for the 2013-14 NHL Foundation Player Award, 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," the National Hockey...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Your NHL Foundation Player Award Finalists

NEW YORK (May 2, 2014) – Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron, San Jose Sharks forward Brent Burns and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith are the three finalists for the 2013-14 NHL Foundation Player Award, 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,...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks Need Their Big Boys Tonight

from Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea, While the Kings’ top players have been surging, the opposite can be said for the Sharks’ big guns, several of which have been missing in action lately as the team prepares for Game 7 on Wednesday night. Forward Brent Burns is scoreless in the last three games, and has just one even-strength point in the series other than a Game 1 empty...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks beat Kings 2-1 in possible playoff preview

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brent Burns and Logan Couture scored second-period goals and the San Jose Sharks clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs by beating the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Thursday night.
Via FOXSports.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks Top Pacific Division

In an exciting game Thursday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, Pacific Division leaders went head-to-head for first place. The San Jose Sharks relied on top players to beat their rivals, Anaheim Ducks, 3-2 in regulation. The Sharks sit atop the Pacific Division and are second in the Western Conference with 99 points. The only team with more points in the West than the Sharks...
Via BaySportsNet
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- What Do You Think Of This Hit On Corey Perry From Brent Burns?

No penalty on the play. Did Perry try to "draw" the call?  
Via Kukla's Korner
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks back on top after win over Ducks

Brent Burns set up the game-tying goal, scored the winning goal, and threw in a thunderous hit of Anaheim’s Corey Perry in between for good measure in the Sharks’ 3-2 win over Anaheim on Thursday night at SAP Center. San Jose jumped ahead of the Ducks for first place in the Pacific Division, with 99 points to Anaheim’s 97. The Ducks have played one fewer game. It’s the first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Special Day for Sam Tageson

Life-long San Jose Sharks fan Sam Tageson lived out his dream on Wednesday by signing a one-day contract with his favorite team. The 18-year old Tageson has suffered from a heart condition since birth, but that didn’t stop him from hanging with Sharks players and personnel after Sharks GM Doug Wilson offered him the deal. Before the game against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday...
Via Standing O Sports
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks Battling For Home Ice

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, Well, that was a fun game to watch. Talk about entertaining. The San Jose Sharks rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 (including an empty-netter) Thursday night in a battle of Cup contenders. It avenged a 5-1 loss in Pittsburgh earlier this season. What struck me the most was how physical the Sharks were against...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks forward Brent Burns trying to overcome scoring drought

Exactly one month ago, Sharks forward Brent Burns scored the last of his 14 goals this season. That's a 14-game drought for a player whose offensive presence was a given early in the season when he notched eight goals in his first 12 games sandwiched around 13 missed because of a facial injury. But the fact that Burns continues to get chances and has fired 25 shots on net in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks' fast start proves too much for struggling Oilers

Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau scored goals 49 seconds apart in the first period to lead the San Jose Sharks to their fifth win in six games, 5-1 over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Bracken Kearns and Logan Couture added goals 1:27 apart in the second period to give each scores in three straight games as the Sharks beat the Oilers for the sixth straight time. Joe Pavelski...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks snap Ducks' 10-game winning streak

Bracken Kearns scored his first NHL goal, Logan Couture netted his 100th, and the San Jose Sharks broke Anaheim's 10-game winning streak by beating the Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night. Brent Burns added a goal for the Sharks, who won their fourth straight. Antti Niemi stopped 30 shots in his 21st win of the season. Patrick Maroon scored for the Ducks, who lost for the first time in...
Via Fox Sports West
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The Sharks holiday video is all types of weird

Where do we even begin? Well, there’s the Sharks broadcast team breaking down the Sharks “holiday party” as if it were Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Antti Niemi was walking around with a cactus on his head, thinking its mistletoe. But nothing is topping Patrick Marleau and Brent Burns (sans fake teeth) having a toy sword fight. It should go without saying that the acting...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sharks hold funny office Christmas party

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Not only because it is Christmas time, but because this holiday season means NHL teams appear to be trying to one-up one another by releasing hilarious Christmas-themed videos. The Washington Capitals got things off to a rocking start with players festively “performing” an interesting rendition of “Jingle […]The post San Jose Sharks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Fans Toss Caps Onto Brent Burns’ Driveway After Forward Records Hat Trick (Photo)

The Shark Tank was rocking Friday night at the SAP Center when Sharks forward Brent Burns recorded a hat trick, scoring his sixth, seventh and eighth goals of the season. As is customary when a player scores a hat trick, the ice was littered with caps to celebrate during the Sharks’ eventual 6-3 win. When Burns returned home after the game, he found that a few fans who couldn...
Via NESN.com
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks fans shower Brent Burns' driveway with hats to celebrate hat trick (Photo)

San Jose Sharks right winger Bryan Burns collected his first career hat trick with three goals in Friday night's 6-3 win over St. Louis. Sharks fans celebrated not only by throwing hats onto the ice at SAP center after Burns' third goal, but by throwing hats onto the driveway at Burns' home.The tank was amazing today, will never forget that! Thanks for all the texts...
Via Holdout Sports
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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