ANN ARBOR, MI - DECEMBER 27: Members of the NHL Ice Crew paint the ice during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic build-out on December 27, 2013 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbour, Michigan. (Photo by Thomas Nycz/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