NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 01: David Clarkson #23 of the New Jersey Devils shoots the puck during pregame warmups prior to the game against the New York Islanders at the Prudential Center on April 1, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
He's a strong kid. He's a competitive kid, and certainly not afraid to go into the corners. He's got the skating ability to escape and help us execute in certain situations, but he's got that competitive nature that's a huge part of it too, especially against a team like this.
— Wild coach Mike Yeo on defenseman Matt Dumba, who used a hard slap shot to score his first career playoff goal in Game 1 win vs. Blues