BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 05: Justin Peters of the Carolina Hurricanes heads a soccer ball in front of teammate Eric Staal and his shadow while warming up to play the Buffalo Sabres on February 5, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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