ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 18: Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Fedor Tyutin #51 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for the puck in the first period at Honda Center on February 18, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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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