MONTREAL, CANADA - APRIL 9: Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens battles for the puck against Jack Hillen #38 of the Washington Capitals during the NHL game on April 9, 2013 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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