3. Brent Burns
Brent Burns has had another career-year with the San Jose Sharks scoring 16 goals to go along with a career-high 67 assists totaling in a career-high 83 points. Burnzie is once again in the front of the running for the Norris Trophy after leading the Sharks on the defensive end.
Burns ended the season with a plus/minus of plus 13 while also tallying six game winning goals, two of which were overtime winners. Along with his stellar five-on-five play, Burns surged on the man advantage with a team leading 28 points on the power play (7 goals and 21 assists).
The 34-year-old was one of the Sharks representatives in the 2019 All-Star Game, which was held in San Jose this year. This past season, Burns skated and scored in his 1,000th career NHL game, recorded his 600th career NHL point, and tallied his 400th career NHL assist. Season after season Burns has shown his elite defenseman status and this season was no different.