It seemed appropriate that Cam Fowler learned of his selection to the United States Olympic team while he watched the broadcast of the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.
As has become tradition, kids wearing jerseys of the chosen players for the team skated onto the ice one-by-one following the Toronto Maple Leafs' 3-2 shootout victory against the Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium.
"I found out on TV," Fowler said. "When I saw the little kid with my jersey on TV."
Fowler always has had a kid's enthusiasm for the game, and he sounded like one when he spoke of his nerves leading up to Wednesday, when the American team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics was named.