Regular Season Career as a Blue: 75GP, 14-30-44, 48 PIM
-Ranks 4th overall with a 60% faceoff win percentage this postseason
-On Nov. 11 vs. BUF, he scored the first natural hat-trick by a Blue since Al MacInnis (Oct. 12, 1998 vs. NYR)
-Named the NHL's First Star for the week ending Nov. 16
-Led KHL's Sibir with 44 points in 2013-14 and 46 in 2012-13...Appeared in consecutive KHL All-Star games in 2013 and 2014
-Earned an a bronze medal with Finland at the 2014 Olympics and a silver at the 2014 World Championships
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