Traded to Pittsburgh by Anaheim with Chris Kunitz for Ryan Whitney, February 26, 2009. Traded to Winnipeg by Pittsburgh for Winnipeg's 6th round choice (Dane Birks) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 13, 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