LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 4: Ben Scrivens #54 of the Los Angeles Kings stands at the bench before a game against the Vancouver Canucks at STAPLES Center on January 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/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