ATLANTA - APRIL 10: Evander Kane #9 of the Atlanta Thrashers carries the puck against Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins at Philips Arena on April 10, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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