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Auston Matthews struck three times in Saturday's contest to lift Toronto over Ottawa 6-5 in regulation. He also provided the secondary helper on Mitch Marner's goal which tied the game at 3-3 in the second period.
Matthews is raging hot once again and when he gets going, it is extremely tough to slow him down. Matthews currently leads the league with 31 goals scored. That is eight more than the runner up Connor McDavid.
Auston Matthews got started early Wednesday as he buried a goal just 54 seconds into the first period to give the Maple Leafs a 1-0 lead. He then contributed with the primary helper on what wound up being the eventual game winning goal by Zach Hyman in the third period to give Toronto a 3-2 regulation victory over the Canadiens.
It is now the third straight game where Matthews has lit the lamp. He currently has 28 goals and 48 points through 37 games played this year.
Auston Matthews scored a goal 7:53 into the second period to extend Toronto's lead to 2-0 Monday. He followed it up with a power-play goal 10:50 into the third as well. This proved to be the eventual game-winner too as the Maple Leafs went up by a score of 4-3 at the time.
Matthews is heating up again as he now has found the back of the net in four of his last five games. Through 36 matches this year, he has 27 goals and 46 points.
Auston Matthews found the back of the net 9:16 into the third period to provide some insurance to Toronto's lead as the Maple Leafs went up 4-2 over Calgary Sunday. In addition, he dished out the lone assist on Morgan Rielly's early first period tally too.
Matthews has 25 goals and 44 points in 35 games played this season.
Auston Matthews got the scoring started Wednesday as he found the back of the net 4:40 into the first period. He also provided the primary helper on Zach Hyman's tally later on in the period as the Maple Leafs would defeat the Jets 3-1.
After being relatively quiet the last couple of weeks, Matthews is back at it again as he has now buried goals in his last three contests. He currently has 24 goals and 42 points in 33 games played.