WHL West Second All-Star Team (1996)
Traded to Toronto by Florida for Kirk Muller, March 18, 1997. Traded to Los Angeles by Toronto with Toronto's 3rd round choice (Cory Campbell) in 1999 Entry Draft for Yanic Perreault, March 23, 1999. Claimed by Tampa Bay from Los Angeles in Waiver Draft, September 29, 2000. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 24, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Adler Mannheim (Germany), July 29, 2002.
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