DETROIT - DECEMBER 23: Brett Lebda #22 of the Detroit Red Wings and teammate Todd Bertuzzi #44 talk with Team Masseur Sergei Tchekmarev as he works on some equipment before warm-ups prior to a NHL game against the Chicago Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena on December 23, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft