Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - Game Four
COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 23: David Savard #58 of the Columbus Blue Jackets slides in an attempt to block the puck as Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins shoots the puck past Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena on April 23, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/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