08/01/2011 11:48 EDT | Updated 10/01/2011 05:12 EDT

San Jose Sharks sign all-star defenceman Brent Burns to 5-year extension

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have signed all-star defenceman Brent Burns to a five-year contract extension.

The Sharks announced the deal Monday. They acquired Burns from Minnesota during the draft in June for a package that included Devin Setoguchi.

Burns had one year left on his contract and general manager Doug Wilson said at the time he would like to lock up the 26-year-old long term.

Burns played 80 games last season, posting 17 goals and 29 assists. He also scored eight power-play goals and has the big shot the Sharks were seeking.