Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2005)
Traded to NY Islanders by Boston with Boston's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Kevin Lynch) in 2009 Entry Draft for Petteri Nokelainen, September 11, 2007. Traded to New Jersey by NY Islanders with future considerations for Tony Romano, June 30, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 7, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Orebro (Sweden), May 24, 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