Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2007)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 9, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to back and lower-body injuries, and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Almtuna (Sweden-2), November 23, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to head and finger injuries, and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Astana (KHL), June 11, 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