RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 29: Members of the Carolina Hurricanes participate in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets during Go Green Night presented by Bayer CropScience at PNC Arena on March 29, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hurricanes players wore green jerseys in support of Go Green Night. The sweaters will be auctioned online throughout the summer with proceeds benefiting the Kids N Community Foundation, Passage Home and SEEDS. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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