AJHL All-Rookie Team (2000) AJHL First All-Star Team (2000) AJHL Rookie of the Year (2000) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Augsburg (Germany), July 31, 2009.
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