USHL All-Rookie Team (2007) USHL Rookie of the Year (2007) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2008) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2012)
Signed as a free agent by Ambri-Piotta (Swiss), September 24, 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