SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 08: Shane O'Brien #55 of the Nashville Predators falls ono the ice after being hit by Dany Heatley #15 of the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on January 8, 2011 in San Jose, California. Goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Predators and Joe Thornton #19 of the Sharks follow the action on the ice. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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