WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks brings the puck around the net in the first period as he is pursued by Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the Washington Capitals during an NHL game at Verizon Center on April 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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