OTTAWA, ON - MARCH 16: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators stands over the center ice logo during warmup prior to a game against the Colorado Avalanche at Canadian Tire Centre on March 16, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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