CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 20: Mike Cammalleri #13 of the Calgary Flames skates the puck past Fedor Tyutin #51 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on November 20, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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