EDMONTON, AB - DECEMBER 23: David Perron #57 of the Edmonton Oilers is interviewed by Gene Principe of Sportsnet prior to a game against the Winnipeg Jets on December 23, 2013 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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