NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 1: Nashville Predators fan Eric Ratton, right, takes a swing at the Hockey Fights Cancer car on prior to the game between the Nashville Predators and the Winnipeg Jets at Bridgestone Arena on March 1, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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