Sharks ink Brent Burns to eight-year deal
San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns has signed an eight-year contract extension with the team that is believed to be worth around $8 million annually.
Berns was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this summer if the two sides didn't agree on a new deal. He earned it by totaling 135 points over the past two seasons, emerging as an offensive force for the Sharks.
Through 19 games this season, Burns has 16 points (seven goals, nine assists). He's also posted a 54.6 Corsi For Percentage and 2.3 Relative Corsi For Percentage at Even Strength.
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