NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 15: Head coach Barry Trotz of the Nashville Predators waits with the team before taking the ice against the Vancouver Canucks at the Bridgestone Arena on April 15, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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