Valtteri Filppula, Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk, Nicklas Lidstrom, and Darren Helm of the Detroit Red Wings warm up before taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Harry How/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