EDMONTON, AB - NOVEMBER 21: Jeff Petry #2 of the Edmonton Oilers collides with Krys Barch #21 of the Florida Panthers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on November 21, 2013 in Edmonton, 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