2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Brent Burns
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
03-09-1985
HT/WT
6'5 / 230
Shoots
R
Hometown
Barrie, Ont
Teams
2016 World Cup of Hockey - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic, and was named Top Defenceman by the IIHF Directorate, and to the media all-star team … Played for Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia, finishing fifth … Played for Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Germany, finishing seventh … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp in August 2009 in Calgary, Alta. … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2008 IIHF World Championship in Quebec City/Halifax, and was named Top Defenceman by the IIHF Directorate … Won a silver medal as a forward with Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2004 IIHF World Junior Championship in Finland

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2015-16: His 12th NHL season, and fifth with San Jose … Reached the Stanley Cup Final with San Jose … Finalist for the James Norris Memorial Trophy, given to the NHL’s top defenceman … Named to the NHL Second All-Star Team … Second in scoring among NHL defencemen, with 75 points … Led NHL defencemen in goals (27), shots (353) and power-play points (30) … Seventh in the NHL in average time on ice (25:51) … Set San Jose records for goals and points by a defenceman in one season … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … Recorded his 400th NHL point on Feb. 29 vs. Montreal … 2014-15: Second in scoring among NHL defencemen, with 60 points … Led San Jose in average time on ice (23:57) … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2013-14: Played most of the season as a forward, setting a career-high with 22 goals … Appeared in his 600th career NHL game on Jan. 18 vs. Tampa Bay … 2012-13: Recorded 20 points (9-11—20) in 23 games after being moved to forward from defence on Mar. 12 … 2011-12: Ranked 10th in shots (201) among NHL defencemen … Appeared in his 500th career NHL game on Jan. 31 vs. Columbus … Acquired by San Jose from Minnesota on June 24, along with a draft pick, in exchange for Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and a draft pick … 2010-11: Led Minnesota in average ice time (25:02) … Led all Minnesota defenceman in scoring and finished fourth overall, with 46 points … Set a new franchise high for goals by a defenceman in one season (17) … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2009-10: Collected a team-high six hits on Feb. 14 vs. Vancouver … Posted a career-high +4 rating on Nov. 15 vs. Carolina … 2008-09: Logged a franchise record 33:33 in ice time and recorded career-high seven shots on Jan. 3 vs. Detroit … Recorded a goal and assist to reach the 100-point mark for his career on Dec. 12 vs. Colorado … 2007-08: Established career highs in games played (82), points (43), assists (28), goals (15), game-winning goals(4) and multi-point games (9) … His four game-winning goals tied a franchise record for a defenseman, while his eight power-play goals and 155 shots were new team records for a defenceman … Led Minnesota in takeaways (61), second in average ice time (23:05) and third in hits (99) … His +12 plus/minus rating led all Minnesota defensemen and ranked third on club … Only Wild player to skate in all 82 games, the second Wild defenseman ever to accomplish the feat … 2006-07: Finished season with a +16 rating to rank second on team … Led Minnesota defensemen in goals (7) and points (18) … 2005-06: Posted a career-high three-game assist streak from Oct. 16-22 … Tallied first career game-winning goal on Oct. 29 vs. Columbus … 2004-05: Spent the season with the AHL’s Houston Aeros … Finished second among Houston defensemen in goals (11) and points (27) … 2003-04: Made his NHL debut on October 8 vs. Chicago … Tallied first NHL point on Oct. 10 vs. New York Rangers … Scored first NHL goal in third game on Oct. 12 vs. San Jose … Started the season as a forward but ended playing defence … Amateur: Spent the 2002-03 season with the OHL’s Brampton Battalion … Tallied 15 goals and 40 points in 68 games during his rookie season in the OHL … Named OHL rookie of the month in March after scoring 19 points (9-10—19) in 14 games … Led Brampton in playoff scoring with 11 points (5-6—11) in 11 games in 2002-03 … Brampton’s third-round selection, 52nd overall, in the 2001 OHL Priority Selection … Minor Hockey: Started playing minor hockey with the Toronto Marlies … Lists Dany Lewicke as his favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Married to his wife Susan have one daughter, Peyton, and one son, Jagger … Son of Robert and Gaby … Has one sister, Kori, and one brother, Bradley … Lists cycling, Jujitsu and his animals as his favourite hobbies 

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
6
3
0
3
6

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Sep 29, 2016
1
0
1
2
Sep 27, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 24, 2016
0
0
0
2
Sep 21, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 20, 2016
1
0
1
0
Sep 17, 2016
1
0
1
2

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2016 World Cup of Hockey
9
5
0
5
6
Videos
Photos
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – HCL 2 (Championship)
Three second-period goals helped Canada to its 14th Spengler Cup.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 3 – MIN 2 (Semifinal)
Marc-Antoine Pouliot had three points, and Canada advanced to the Spengler Cup championship game.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – MHK 1 (Quarter-Final)
Raymond, Gormley and Ebbett had 1G 2A each, and Canada advanced.
2016-17 NMT - CAN 4 – HCD 3 (Preliminary)
Ebbett scored the winner, and Canada edged the Spengler Cup hosts.
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