LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his first period goal with teammates Jussi Jokinen #36 and James Neal #18 against the Los Angeles Kings during the NHL game at Staples Center on January 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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