OHL Second All-Star Team (2007) OHL First All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2008)
Claimed on waivers by Winnipeg from Phoenix, October 6, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from Winnipeg, October 27, 2011. Suffered cardiac arrest while playing in a pick-up hockey game, July 2, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, October 9, 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