Patrick Roy stands with Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens during a ceremony to retire his #33 before the Boston Bruins face the Montreal Canadiens during their NHL game at the Bell Centre November 22, 2008 in Montreal, Quebec.(Photo By Dave Sandford/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