VANCOUVER, BC - APRIL 1: Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers (left) watches teammate Marc Staal #18 play soccer before their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena April 1, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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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