Regular Season Career as a Blue: 173GP, 11-16-27, 33 PIM
-Inserted into the lineup in Game 4 - posted an assist and 5 hits
-Ranked 9th on the club with 63 hits this reg. season
-Missed 22 games from Dec. 30 - Feb. 20 with a lower-body injury
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, August 21, 2007.
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