GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 16: Christopher Tanev #8 and Chris Higgins #20 of the Vancouver Canucks skate to the bench as Antoine Vermette #50 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with teammates after a first period goal at Jobing.com Arena on January 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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