DALLAS, TX - JANUARY 16: Kevan Miller #86 of the Boston Bruins skates the puck past Antoine Roussel #21 of the Dallas Stars in front of Chad Johnson #30 in the first period at American Airlines Center on January 16, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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