TAMPA, FL - MARCH 2: A fan uses her cell phone to shoot video of Nate Thompson #44 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walking out of the tunnel for pre-game skate against the New York Rangers at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on March 2, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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