DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 12: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings steps off the ice after warm-ups before an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Joe Louis Arena on February 12, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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