VANCOUVER, BC - NOVEMBER 25: Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks watches a soccer ball sail by after missing a header while warming up with teammates before their NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena on November 25, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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