WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 skates past Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals while warming up before the start of the Capitals game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on March 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/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