COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 18: A Columbus Blue Jackets ice crew member clears the ice before the game between the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on October 18, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/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