Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs - Game Three
TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 6: Rich Peverley #49 of the Boston Bruins battles against Jake Gardiner #51 of the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 6, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/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