LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 30: Mike Brown #18 of the San Jose Sharks and Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings go the ice as they fight in the first period at Staples Center on October 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/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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