PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 16: Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his goal with Tyler Kennedy #48, Dustin Jeffrey #15 and Matt Niskanen #2 during the first period against the New York Rangers on March 16, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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