OHL All-Rookie Team (2005) OHL First All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (KHL), September 27, 2012. Traded to Carolina by Buffalo for Jamie McBain and Carolina's 2nd round choice (J.T. Compher) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 30, 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