St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks - Game Three
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 21: Steve Ott #29 of the St. Louis Blues and Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks chase the puck in front of goalie Corey Crawford #50 of the Blackhawks in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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