WHL West Second All-Star Team (1989) NHL All-Rookie Team (1990)
Traded to Florida by Edmonton with Edmonton's 4th round choice (David Nemirovsky) in 1994 Entry Draft for Florida's 3rd round choice (Corey Neilson) in 1994 Entry Draft and St. Louis' 6th round choice (previously acquired later traded to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Chris Kibermanis) in 1994 Entry Draft, December 6, 1993. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, September 29, 1997. Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers with Jeff Finley for future considerations (Chris Kenady, February 22, 1999), February 13, 1999.
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