UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 21: P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders and Tim Brent #37 of the Carolina Hurricanes battle for a loose puck at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 21, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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