Former Stanley Cup winners; (Top L-R) Martin St. Louis, Serge Savard, Guy Lafleur, Vincent Lecavalier, Jean Beliveau, Mike Modano (Bottom L-R) Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Dan Boyle, Henri Richard, Ryan Getzlaf, Dickie Moore and Scott Niedermayer pose together with the Stanley Cup before the 2009 NHL All-Star game at the Bell Centre on January 25, 2009 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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