TORONTO, CANADA - JANUARY 23: Jake Gardiner #51 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends as P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders passes the puck during NHL game action January 23, 2012 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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