BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 20: Fans of the Buffalo Sabres wear a variety of uniforms from the team's history as they watch them warm up for their game against the Washington Capitals at HSBC Arena on February 20, 2011 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