CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 22: Fans walk through the snow towards the Pengrowth Saddledome for Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Calgary Flames and the Chicago Blackhawks on April 22, 2009 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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