Pittsburgh Penguins v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Six
PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 25: Scott Hartnell #19 and Joffrey Lupul #15 of the Philadelphia Flyers crash into goaltender Marc-Andre Fluery #29 and Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 25, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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