SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 10: Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks faces off against John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders during an NHL game on December 10, 2013 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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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