TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 21: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings, wearing a Winter classic toque, shoots during warmup before NHL action against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre December 21, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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