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DeBoer, Wilson see Paul Martin as partner for Brent Burns

Veteran could be a stabilizing presence alongside the Sharks' wild card on defense. During the Sharks' official announcement that they've signed defenseman Paul Martin to a 4-year, $19.4 million contract both head coach Peter DeBoer and general manager Doug Wilson mentioned the 34-year-old defense-oriented blueliner could be a perfect fit as offensive wild card Brent Burns' partner. DeBoer, an assistant coach on the gold medal-winning Canadian World Championship team, compared Martin to Vancouver blueliner Dan Hamhuis whom Burns skated alongside of on that squad en route to winning the...

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