GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Ray Whitney #13 of the Phoenix Coyotes stretches as fans watch pre-game warmups from the Coyotes bench before the team takes on the Boston Bruins at Jobing.com Arena on December 28, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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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