Signed as a free agent by Hartford, March 17, 1989. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, August 2, 1991. Claimed by Ottawa from Calgary in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Traded to Calgary by Ottawa for Mark Osiecki, June 22, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Quebec, September 9, 1993.
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