ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 24: Anaheim Ducks wives and girlfriends attend the Animal Shelter Night benefiting OC Animal Care prior to the game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Anaheim Ducks on March 24, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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