BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 09: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates past front row fans before their game against the Buffalo Sabres on March 9, 2014 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Kane is a native of Buffalo. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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