The San Jose Sharks announced that defenseman Brent Burns has been selected as the Sharks Foundation “Sharks Player of the Month” for October.
Brent Burns started the season off with a bang chalking up three goals and six assists in his first five games of the season, and had three multi-point games in that span. During the seasons first month, Burns has ranked second on the Sharks in points (10), tied for the team lead in assists (7) and third in goals (3).
In the NHL Burns is tied for the lead in points by a defenseman, tied for second in assists and tied for third in goals.
This is the sixth recognition for Burns by the Sharks Foundation which honors Sharks players who have contributed the most to the team’s success each month.