PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 17: Steve Mason #35 and Max Talbot #25 of the Philadelphia Flyers enjoy a laugh on the Flyers bench a few hours before their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 17, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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