San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns has stored his maximum memorable objectives this season for video games towards his former crew.
Not up to a minute into the Sharks’ recreation with the Minnesota Wild on Monday, Burns, following the puck up the ice, took a go from Timo Meier within the impartial zone. He then chipped the puck to himself round Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin, moved it from his forehand to backhand and roofed a shot previous goalie Kaapo Kahkonen 45 seconds into the primary duration.
If lovers have been allowed within SAP Heart to peer it, they surely would were on their ft.
Burns’ play evoked reminiscences of a in a similar way dazzling objective he scored Jan. 24, additionally on Minnesota goalie Kahkonen.
After a faceoff win via Tomas Hertl, Burns took keep an eye on of the puck, stick-handled towards the Minnesota internet, dancing round all 5 Wild skaters, earlier than he roofed a shot previous Kahkonen for what used to be then his 2d objective of the season. The objective got here with lower than two mins left within the 3rd duration and broke a 3-3 tie. The Sharks would cross directly to win 5-3.
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Monday, after the Burns’ objective, the Wild spoke back with two objectives in 11 seconds later within the first duration to take a 2-1 lead. Mats Zuccarello scored on the 7:49 mark with a wrist shot from the slot that beat Sharks goalie Martin Jones, and Kirill Kaprizov scored at 8:00, tipping a shot previous Jones off a go from Zuccarello.
Burns spent his first seven NHL seasons with the Wild from 2003 to 2011 earlier than he used to be received via the Sharks in a blockbuster deal that still noticed Devin Setoguchi and Charlie Coyle and San Jose’s first spherical pick out (Zack Phillips) in 2011 were given to the Wild.