CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 26: Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames leans over the bench to watch the game against the Washington Capitals at Scotiabank Saddledome on October 26, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHL 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