NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 22: Mike Craig, Senior Manager Facilities Operations for the NHL, sprays a coat of paint over the ice during the rink build for the 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series Games at Yankee Stadium on January 22, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The games are scheduled to be played on Sunday, January 26, 2014 and Wednesday, January 29, 2014. (Photo by Jared Silber/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