OHL Second All-Star Team (2008)
Traded to Toronto by Pittsburgh with Martin Skoula for Alexei Ponikarovsky, March 2, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to sports hernia surgery. Traded to Anaheim by Toronto for Nicolas Deschamps, January 3, 2012. Loaned to Fort Wayne (ECHL) by Anaheim (Norfolk-AHL), November 27, 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