The Sharks will retain 33 percent of Burns’ $8 million AAV contract, lowering his cap impact from $8 million to $5.33 million.

Burns was fairly prolific. He’s never had any significant injury concerns, and he’s put up 40 or more points in 10 separate seasons during his long NHL career

Burns offers some needed and tremendous offensive firepower to the Canes’ blue line after the departure of DeAngelo.

Brent Burns Join the Hurricanes in A Free Agent Day Trade with The Sharks!