COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 30: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets high fives fans on his way out to the ice for the warm-up prior to the start of the game against the the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 30, 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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