LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 7: Justin Williams #14 and Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings converse before a game against the Buffalo Sabres at STAPLES Center on November 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/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