OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 27: (L-R) Brian Murray, Jason Smith, Mark Reeds, Paul MacLean, Dave Cameron, Tim Pattyson, Rick Wamsley and Tim Murray of the Ottawa Senators pose for a photo on the ice holding signs stating who they 'stand up for' on Hockey Fights Cancer night prior to a game against the San Jose Sharks at Canadian Tire Centre on October 27, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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