DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 28: PA Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Pepsi Center on February 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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