10 Bold San Jose Sharks Predictions for the 2014-15 Season

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5. Brent Burns will score 25 goals as a defenseman, and will be an All-Star

Apr 22, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks right wing Brent Burns (88) celebrates with defenseman Dan Boyle (22) and center Joe Thornton (19) after a goal in the first period against the Los Angeles Kings in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Brent Burns brings a more physical, and straight forward aspect to the position of defense. Dan Boyle however, brings skill and finesse. Burns is basically replacing Boyle on defense. He scored 17 goals in his last season with the Minnesota Wild, and was an All-Star, and I think he has improved a lot during these three years here in San Jose, and by moving him up to forward for the last couple years he might have learned some things on the offensive side of things, and that might just get him to that 25 goal mark