NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 03: Center Ryan Carter #20 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/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