WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 06: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participates in a ceremonial puck drop with Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets and John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals before an NHL game at the Verizon Center on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/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