OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 28: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators and Henrik Sedin #33 the Vancouver Canucks pose with NHL Heritage Classic jerseys during an official announcement at Canadian Tire Centre on November 28, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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