NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 05: Fans of the New Jersey Devils pose for a photo with the Stanley Cup on display in celebration of the Devils 2000 Stanley Cup Championship prior to the game between the Dallas Stars and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 5, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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