Traded to Minnesota by Boston with Boston's 4th round choice (Alexander Fallstrom) in 2009 Entry Draft for Manny Fernandez, July 1, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Minnesota for future considerations, March 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Praha (CzRep), September 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), January 25, 2012.
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