DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 21: Hall of fame inductee and former Red Wing Brendan Shanahan accompanied by his wife Catherine, son Jake and daughters Maggie and Catherine drops the ceremonial puck for captains Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings as he is honored before an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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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