EDMONTON, AB - MARCH 18: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #93 of the Edmonton Oilers reaches for the puck in front of Michael Del Zotto #5 of the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at Rexall Place on March 18, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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