The stat line on Brent Burns reveals all one needs to know about the San Jose Sharks' victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Burns scored the tying and winning goals, played a game-high 25:46 minutes, took 11 of the Sharks 38 shots and blocked three shots in his own end.
It produced a 4-1 victory on Sunday, snapping the Sharks' four-game losing streak.
The extraordinary has become the norm for the NHL's leading offensive defenseman.
"He's the best player on the ice every night," said teammate Joe Thornton, who also scored a goal. "It doesn't matter who you play. It's very impressive to watch."
Burns has 24 goals and his 59 points are...