"I'm attempting to teach him that stopping the puck is just as important, if not more essential, than putting the puck in," states his happy papa, Calgary Flames defenceman Mark Giordano."It's been an odd year for us, obviously the very first half," Giordano says."I hope kids who don't get chosen and aren't the best gamers on their teams realize-- especially today-- understand it's a different world," Giordano says. "I'm trying to teach him that stopping the puck is just as important, if not more essential, than putting the puck in," says his proud papa, Calgary Flames defenceman Mark Giordano."It feels like this year has actually been more of a difficult grind offensively for myself," states Giordano, 36. After beating Minnesota 5-4 Sunday in a shootout, Giordano and the Flames (22-17-5) are clinging to a playoff area."It's been a weird year for us, certainly the first half," Giordano states."I hope kids who don't get picked and aren't the finest gamers on their teams realize-- especially today-- realize it's a different world," Giordano says.