CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 3: Michael Cammalleri #13 of the Calgary Flames skates onto the ice for warmups before the game against the Edmonton Oilers on April 3, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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