Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere and Kent Huskins of the Anaheim Ducks defend the net against Kyle Calder of the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game on November 4, 2008 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/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