Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - Game Three
COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 21: Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets makes a glove save as Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ryan Murray #27 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battle for position during the first period in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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