MONTREAL, QC - MAY 12: Tuukka Rask #40, Zdeno Chara #33 and Matt Fraser #25 of the Boston Bruins defend the goal against Brendan Gallagher #11 and Josh Gorges #26 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six of the Second Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 12, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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