COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 16: Columbus Blue Jackets fan Cameron Burkhart (C), 10-years-old, speaks with Columbus Blue Jackets Assistant Coach Claude Noel during warmups prior to the start of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on January 16, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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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