DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 4: General view of the Pepsi Center before the Colorado Avalanche skate against the Nashville Predators at the Pepsi Center on October 4, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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