SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save during their game against the Chicago Blackhawks at HP Pavilion at San Jose on November 23, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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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