ST. PAUL, MN - FEBRUARY 28: Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild faces off against Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on February 28, 2012 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy King/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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