CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 28: Craig Conroy #24 of the Calgary Flames is presented with a silver stick in honour of his 1000th game by General Manager Darryl Sutter before the game against the Colorado Avalanche on October 28, 2010 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/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