Auston Matthews is an NHL ready center, with elite potential. The Toronto Maple Leafs won this year’s NHL Draft Lottery, allocating them the #1 Draft pick in this year’s draft.
Toronto Maple Leafs – 20% Odds – 52 PTS – 64 GP
- As of right now, it is the Toronto Maple Leafs with the best chance of landing Auston Matthews. They would love to have Matthews, imagine… Nylander, Marner and Matthews?
- NHL Centers – Nazem Kadri, Peter Holland, Colin Greening, Leo Komarov, Tyler Bozak
- Top Prospect Centers – Mitch Marner, William Nylander
|2013-14||U.S. National Under-17 Team||USHL||10||4||8||12||0||-7||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013-14||U.S. National Under-18 Team||USHL||10||6||2||8||4||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014-15||U.S. National Under-18 Team||USHL||24||20||28||48||10||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|Assets:||Is an outstanding offensive talent, plus he owns a tremendous frame with plenty of projection. Knows how to use his size to his advantage and is great at protecting and maintaining possession of the puck. His shot is also lethal.|
|Flaws:||Needs to fill out his frame in order to physically dominate at the highest level. Also needs to be able to handle raised expectations, since the spotlight will shine brightly upon him throughout his playing career.|
|Career Potential:||Talented franchise center with huge upside.|