LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 7: Paul Stanley of the legendary band, Kiss, whom will preform during the NHL Stadium Series Game at Dodger Stadium bumps fists with Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings before a game against the Minnesota Wild at STAPLES Center on January 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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