ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 06: Colin Wilson #33 of the Nashville Predators reacts after scoring a goal against the Atlanta Thrashers with Kevin Klein #8, Sergei Kostitsyn #74, Francis Bouillon #51 at Philips Arena on December 6, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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