PLAYOFF NOTES: Added two assists on 5/30 at PIT Recorded an assist on 5/25 vs STL Tallied an assist and was tied for a game-high four shots on net on 5/23 at STL Scored two power-play goals on 5/17 at STL Recorded an assist on 5/15 at STL Registered two assists on 5/9 at NSH Scored two goals and was tied for a game-high eight shots on goal on 5/5 at NSH Collected three assists on 4/22 at LAK Recorded a goal and an assist on 4/20 vs LAK
2015-16: Set several Sharks franchise records for defensemen this season, including: most goals in a single season (27), most assists in a single season (48), most points in a single season (75) and became the first Sharks blueliner to score a goal in four consecutive contests. In addition, Burns set a Sharks record for most shots on goal in a season (353)...Finished the season near the top of the league in several categories: shots on goal (2nd overall), goals by a defenseman (1st), points by a defenseman (2nd), assists by a defenseman (T-3rd)...
NHL Foundation Player Award (2015)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2015)
Missed majority of 2003-04 on assignment to Team Canada and as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to head injury vs. Phoenix, November 18, 2009. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota with Minnesota's 2nd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay, later traded to Nashville Nashville selected Pontius Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft for Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and San Jose's 1st round choice (Zack Phillips) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 24, 2011.