Warwick Trophy (MVP AMHL) (1993) WHL West First All-Star Team (1996) AHL All-Rookie Team (1997)
Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with Paul Kruse for Jason Dawe, March 24, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 23, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Alleghe (Italy), October 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Manchester (AHL), December 12, 2004.
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