SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Stephen Weiss #90 of the Detroit Red Wings stands in front of signs noting his time with the Panthers prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on December 10, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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