UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 12: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 12, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/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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