WHL West Second All-Star Team (2006)
Traded to Anaheim by Phoenix for Joakim Lindstrom, December 3, 2008. Traded to Chicago by Anaheim with Samuel Pahlsson and future considerations for James Wisniewski and Petri Kontiola, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (AHL), October 2, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Jesenice (Austria), July 21, 2011.
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