ECAC First All-Star Team (2002, 2003) NCAA East First All-American Team (2003)
Missed majority of 2006-07 due to respiratory infection. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), September 23, 2012. Traded to Pittsburgh by San Jose for Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Tyler Bertuzzi) in 2013 Entry Draft and Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Noah Rod) in 2014 Entry Draft, March 25, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 22, 2013.
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