USHL All-Rookie Team (2005) USHL First All-Star Team (2005) USHL Rookie of the Year (2005) WCHA First All-Star Team (2008, 2009) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2008, 2009)
Signed as a free agent by Houston (AHL), October 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, May 17, 2010. Re-assigned to Houston (AHL) by Minnesota, September 27, 2010. Traded to San Jose by Minnesota for Curt Gogol, February 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Linz (Austria), July 22, 2014.
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