GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes shakes hands with Daytona 500 winner Jimmy Johnson in the Coyotes locker room before the start of their game against the Minnesota Wild at Jobing.com Arena on February 28, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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