NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 10: An exterior view of the Prudential Center during a blizzard prior to the game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New Jersey Devils on February 10, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
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