NHL Vice President of Hockey and Business Development Brendan Shanahan and the Stanley Cup will be guests on NBC's "Today Show" on June 4 during the 8 a.m. ET hour. Shanahan will share his experiences as a three-time Stanley Cup winner with the Detroit Red Wings in 1997, '98 and 2002.
Prior to the "Today" segment, the Cup and its keeper, Mike Bolt, will appear on WNBC-TV's "Today in New York" during the 6 a.m. ET hour.
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