ANN ARBOR, MI - DECEMBER 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Snow is removed from the playing surface area during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Build-out on December 17, 2013 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbour, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/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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