LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 27: Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers blocks a shot by Tanner Pearson #70 of the Los Angeles Kings during a preseason game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 27, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/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