UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 16: A general view of Military Appreciation Night before the game between the New York Islanders and the Detroit Red Wings during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 16, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/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