DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 24: Author and TSN reporter Rob Simpson signs copies of his new book 'The Winged Wheel' in the concourse of Joe Louis Arena before a NHL game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Detroit Red Wings on February 24, 2013 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