EDMONTON, AB - MARCH 22: A view of the new mask of Viktor Fasth #35 of the Edmonton Oilers during warm-ups prior to an NHL game against the Calgary Flames at Rexall Place on March 22, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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