OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 19: Bobby Ryan #6, Chris Neil #25 and Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates a first period goal against the Florida Panthers during an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on December 19, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/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