TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 12: Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning talks with teammate Martin St. Louis #26 during pre-game skate against the Washington Capitals at the St. Pete Times Forum on January 12, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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