At 16:38 of the first period in the Stars/Islanders game, video review upheld the referee's call on the ice that New York forward Kyle Okposo's cross ice pass deflected off teammate Michael Grabner's skate and went into the net. Good Goal Islanders.
You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.
— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense