2014 NHL Stadium Series - New York - Practice Sessions And Family Skate
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Colin McDonald #13 of the New York Islanders prepares for the 2014 NHL Stadium Series practice session at Yankee Stadium on January 28, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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