UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 01: Dainius Zubrus #8 of the New Jersey Devils protects the puck against Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 1, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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