Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils - Game Five
NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 09: A Los Angeles Kings fan stands with a New Jersey Devils fan during the second period of Game Five of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final between the New Jersey Devils and the Los Angeles Kings at the Prudential Center on June 9, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLI via 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