RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 15: Nathan Gerbe #14 of the Carolina Hurricanes battles for the puck with Ben Lovejoy #6 of the Anaheim Ducks along the boards during their NHL game at PNC Arena on November 15, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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