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Auston Matthews
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Team: Toronto Maple Leafs Height: 6-3 Born: 9/17/1997
Position: CWeight: 216 Birthplace: Scottsdale, Arizona

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Apr. 24 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST2:32 UAE (+1)18:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Though Matthews' first playoffs turned out to be a short stay, he surely made an impression. The rookie sensation had the Maple Leafs' lone goal in Sunday's Game 6 loss to Washington, the fourth straight outing in which he's scored.
Analysis: Matthews also had an assist and finished the series a plus-2. Expect the likely Calder Trophy winner and his young and promising Toronto team to be playing in several more postseasons in the near future.
Apr. 21 6:18 PM PT7:18 PM MT8:18 PM CT9:18 PM ET1:18 GMT9:18 6:18 PM MST8:18 PM EST5:18 UAE (+1)21:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored for the third straight game Friday in Washington.
Analysis: After going without a point in the first two games of the series, Matthews has those three goals and an assist in the last three contests.
Apr. 20 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST19:32 UAE11:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored for the second straight game Wednesday, but the Maple Leafs lost 5-4 as the Capitals evened their first-round series at two games apiece.
Analysis: The star rookie had three points in two home games after recording none in the first two at Washington, where this series resumes Friday.
Apr. 18 7:34 AM PT8:34 AM MT9:34 AM CT10:34 AM ET14:34 GMT22:34 7:34 AM MST9:34 AM EST18:34 UAE10:34 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had a goal and an assist in the Leafs' 4-3 overtime win over the Capitals on Monday.
Analysis: After not putting up a point in the nation's capital, the rookie found the confines of the Air Canada Centre more friendly.
Apr. 9 7:32 AM PT8:32 AM MT9:32 AM CT10:32 AM ET14:32 GMT22:32 7:32 AM MST9:32 AM EST18:32 UAE10:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews put his 40th of the season into an empty net, sealing the Leafs' wild playoff-clinching win over Pittsburgh with a 5-3 win Saturday.
Analysis: Matthews became only the fourth rookie under 20 in NHL history to score 40 goals, and now he'll get a chance to shine for one of the league's marquee franchises in the playoffs.
Apr. 4 7:10 AM PT8:10 AM MT9:10 AM CT10:10 AM ET14:10 GMT22:10 7:10 AM MST9:10 AM EST18:10 UAE10:10 ETNaN:� BRT - The red-hot Matthews scored his 39th goal to set the record for most by an American-born rookie as the Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Monday night.
Analysis: The goal was also Matthews' 67th point of the season, setting a franchise rookie record. He has scored in five straight games and is riding a nine-game point streak during which he has eight goals and four assists.
Apr. 2 7:47 AM PT8:47 AM MT9:47 AM CT10:47 AM ET14:47 GMT22:47 7:47 AM MST9:47 AM EST18:47 UAE10:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews, who leads all NHL rookies with 38 goals and 66 points, scored twice Saturday, including the eventual game winner at 18:51 of the third period.
Analysis: He has seven goals and four assists during an eight-game point streak.
Mar. 31 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET14:43 GMT22:43 7:43 AM MST9:43 AM EST18:43 UAE10:43 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews' power-play goal was the game-winner in Friday's 3-1 victory over Nashville.
Analysis: Matthews has scored in three straight games to extend his Toronto rookie record to 36 goals, tied for fourth in the NHL. His seven game-winning goals are tied for seventh-most.
Mar. 29 9:34 AM PT10:34 AM MT11:34 AM CT12:34 PM ET16:34 GMT0:34 9:34 AM MST11:34 AM EST20:34 UAE12:34 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews' record-setting goal 11:54 into Tuesday's game helped set the tone for Toronto's 3-2 win over Florida.
Analysis: The tally was Matthews' 35th, setting a new franchise record for goals in a season by a rookie, and fourth during a six-game point streak in which he's added three assists. The 19-year-old had tied the mark, which had been set by Wendel Clark in 1985-86, during the Leafs' loss at Buffalo on Saturday.
Mar. 25 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST6:56 UAE (+1)22:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 34th goal of the season in Saturday's loss at Buffalo, tying a Maple Leafs' rookie record set by Wendel Clark in 1985-86.
Analysis: The goal also extended Matthews' point streak to five games, during which he's scored three times and logged three assists to give him 61 points through 74 games. In case you haven't figured it out, the kid's the real deal.
Mar. 24 6:44 AM PT7:44 AM MT8:44 AM CT9:44 AM ET13:44 GMT21:44 6:44 AM MST8:44 AM EST17:44 UAE9:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had two assists as the Maple Leafs topped the Devils 4-2 on Thursday night for their seventh win in nine games.
Analysis: Matthews remains one goal from matching Wendel Clark's rookie franchise record of 34, and six points from tying Peter Ihnacak's rookie franchise mark for points (66). His two-point outing against the Devils gave the 19-year-old Matthews the third-highest scoring season by a Leafs rookie, trailing only Ihnacak and Bodnar (62). The Leafs are in Buffalo on Saturday, and Matthews has one goal in three games against the Sabres.
Mar. 23 7:05 AM PT8:05 AM MT9:05 AM CT10:05 AM ET14:05 GMT22:05 7:05 AM MST9:05 AM EST18:05 UAE10:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored as the Maple Leafs cruised to a 5-2 victory over Columbus on Wednesday.
Analysis: The rookie star has two goals and an assist in his last three games after going seven straight without a point.
Mar. 18 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)22:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had a goal Saturday.
Analysis: It snapped a seven-game point drought.
Mar. 1 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST20:44 UAE11:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 31st goal for the Maple Leafs to start a crucial three-game California swing on Tuesday. Toronto has a one-point lead over Florida and the Islanders for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Analysis: Matthews closed out a big February in which he totaled eight goals and eight assists in 13 games.
Feb. 21 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)22:36 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had three assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He has 13 points over a 10-game stretch.
Feb. 20 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET6:30 GMT14:30 11:30 PM MST1:30 AM EST10:30 UAE1:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored a highlight-reel goal in the second period to help Toronto to Sunday's 4-0 win at Carolina.
Analysis: Tied for third in the league with 28 goals, the 2016 No. 1 overall pick has remained neck-and-neck with Winnipeg's Patrik Laine in the Calder Trophy race by scoring five times with five assists over his last 10 games.
Feb. 15 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST18:55 UAE9:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored twice and the Maple Leafs routed the Islanders 7-1 on Tuesday night in a game with major postseason implications.
Analysis: That's four goals and three assists in the last six games for the Calder Trophy front-runner.
Feb. 7 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST7:07 UAE (+1)22:07 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his team-leading 25th goal and the scuffling Toronto Maple Leafs picked up a much-needed victory by beating the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Matthews has heated back up with two goals and three assists over his last three games.
Jan. 25 5:55 PM PT6:55 PM MT7:55 PM CT8:55 PM ET1:55 GMT9:55 6:55 PM MST8:55 PM EST5:55 UAE (+1)20:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 23rd goal in Wednesday's win at Detroit.
Analysis: It was just the second goal in eight games for Matthews, who scored nine times in his pevious 11 contests. With 23 goals in 46 games, Matthews has a shot at becoming the first rookie to score 40 since Alex Ovechkin had 52 in 2005-06.
Jan. 18 6:19 AM PT7:19 AM MT8:19 AM CT9:19 AM ET14:19 GMT22:19 7:19 AM MST9:19 AM EST18:19 UAE9:19 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews' 22nd goal of the season broke a tie game midway through the second period and helped Toronto earn a 4-3 win over Buffalo on Tuesday.
Analysis: The kid continues to show he's for real. Third in the league in goals, Matthews now has notched at least one point in 13 of his last 15 games. The 2016 No. 1 overall pick has compiled 10 goals and eight assists during that outstanding stretch.
Jan. 14 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)21:29 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had an assist in Saturday's win over Ottawa.
Analysis: The star rookie has at least a point in 12 of his last 14 games with nine goals and eight assists in that span.
Jan. 6 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)22:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 21st goal in Friday's win at New Jersey.
Analysis: The 19-year-old phenom has seven goals and five assists during an eight-game point streak, and is on pace to surpass 40 goals.
Jan. 4 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET16:46 GMT0:46 9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST20:46 UAE11:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had two assists Tuesday to raise his team-leading point total to 34 and even had a rare couple of penalty minutes.
Analysis: The 19-year-old phenom is riding a seven-game point streak during which he has six goals and five assists. He had only six penalty minutes all season until Tuesday.
Jan. 1 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET23:22 GMT7:22 4:22 PM MST6:22 PM EST3:22 UAE (+1)18:22 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored in regulation and overtime in his first outdoor game, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday in the Centennial Classic at BMO Field.
Analysis: The rookie sensation has been living up to his advance hype by racking up 14 goals and five assists over his past 17 games. Matthews is on a six-game point streak in which he's scored six times and notched three assists.
Dec. 29 6:50 PM PT7:50 PM MT8:50 PM CT9:50 PM ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST6:50 UAE (+1)21:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 18th goal of the season and later assisted on the game-winner in overtime to help the Maple Leafs defeat Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Analysis: The rookie sensation has been living up to his advance hype by racking up 12 goals and five assists over his past 16 games. Matthews is on a five-game point streak in which he's scored four times and notched three assists.
Dec. 29 7:00 AM PT8:00 AM MT9:00 AM CT10:00 AM ET15:00 GMT23:00 8:00 AM MST10:00 AM EST19:00 UAE10:00 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had a goal and an assist in the Leafs' 3-2 shootout win over the Panthers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Matthews has five goals in his past seven games, 11 goals in his past 15 and leads the Leafs in scoring with 28 points. Toronto visits Tampa Bay on Thursday, and Matthews had a goal and an assist in his only matchup with the Lightning on Oct. 25.
Dec. 23 7:46 AM PT8:46 AM MT9:46 AM CT10:46 AM ET15:46 GMT23:46 8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST19:46 UAE10:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his team-leading 16th goal to get the Maple Leafs started in the first period on Thursday. Matthews will play his first NHL game in his home state when the Maple Leafs visit Arizona on Friday.
Analysis: Matthews ranks second in rookie scoring behind Winnipeg's Patrik Laine, although Laine has played four more games. It's setting up to be a close race for the Calder Trophy, awarded to the league's top rookie.
Dec. 15 6:46 PM PT7:46 PM MT8:46 PM CT9:46 PM ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST6:46 UAE (+1)21:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 14th goal in Thursday's shootout loss to the Coyotes, the team he grew up rooting for in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Analysis: Matthews has eight goals and two assists in his last 10 games after going 13 straight without a goal.
Dec. 14 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST20:28 UAE11:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews' shot from just above the goal line went under Jones' left pad for his team-best 13th of the season at 7:46 in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Sharks.
Analysis: It was the fifth multi-point outing of the year for Matthews, who trails only the Jets' Patrik Laine among rookies with 22 points.
Dec. 10 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET4:35 GMT12:35 9:35 PM MST11:35 PM EST8:35 UAE23:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored Saturday for the Leafs.
Analysis: He's scored half of his 12 goals in the last seven games.
Dec. 4 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST20:48 UAE11:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored in Saturday's loss to Vancouver.
Analysis: Matthews continues his goal-scoring binge, tallying five in his last five games. However, he still only has two goals in 11 contests in Toronto this season.
Nov. 30 7:31 AM PT8:31 AM MT9:31 AM CT10:31 AM ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST19:31 UAE10:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his 10th goal of the season as the Maple Leafs got just their second road win of the season, beating the Oilers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Matthews has now scored in three straight games after going 13 in a row without a goal.
Nov. 26 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST9:14 PM EST6:14 UAE (+1)21:14 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews scored his ninth goal in Saturday's win over the Capitals.
Analysis: The rookie sensation has three goals and an assist in his last two games after totaling one point in his five previous games. With 17 points, Matthews trails teammate Mitch Marner (18) and Winnipeg's Patrik Laine (18) in the rookie scoring race.
Nov. 24 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET18:08 GMT2:08 11:08 AM MST1:08 PM EST22:08 UAE13:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews had two goals and set up another in the Leafs' loss to the Devils on Wednesday.
Analysis: Matthews' goal was his eighth of the season but just his first since Oct. 25. He had six goals in his first six NHL games.
Nov. 17 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE23:38 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews remained without a goal for the 11th consecutive game in the Leafs' 6-1 win over the Panthers.
Analysis: The 19-year-old has only two assists in that span.
Oct. 25 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST5:53 UAE (+1)21:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews stayed hot with a goal and an assist Tuesday.
Analysis: The No. 1 overall pick has six goals and four assists in his first six NHL games.
Oct. 21 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST11:20 PM EST8:20 UAE0:20 ETNaN:� BRT - Matthews, the rookie who debuted with a four-goal game last week, added a power-play goal for the Leafs in a 3-2 loss to the Wild on Thursday.
Analysis: Matthews can't be expected to put up a hat trick every night, but he's shown that he's more than capable of lighting the lamp at any point for the Leafs.
Oct. 12 4:57 PM PT5:57 PM MT6:57 PM CT7:57 PM ET23:57 GMT7:57 4:57 PM MST6:57 PM EST3:57 UAE (+1)19:57 ET20:57 BRT - Matthews is already doing the trick for the Toronto Maple Leafs - and then some. The No. 1 overall pick became the first player to score four goals in an NHL debut during the second period against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Matthews scored on his first four shots of the game. Congrats if you took a chance on Matthews in your fantasy draft.
July 21 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET18:24 GMT2:24 11:24 AM MST1:24 PM EST22:24 UAE14:24 ET15:24 BRT - The Maple Leafs have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2016 NHL draft.
Analysis: Matthews, the first U.S.-born player to go first overall since reigning Hart Trophy winner Patrick Kane in 2007, is expected to play immediately in the NHL. The 18-year-old spent last season in Switzerland's top professional league and was runner-up for the MVP award after recording 24 goals and 22 assists in 36 games for Zurich SC.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2016-17 Tor 82 40 29 69 2 14 8 0 8 279 14.34
Career 82 40 29 69 2 14 8 0 8 279 14.34

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2016-17 Tor 6 4 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 16 25.00
Career 6 4 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 16 25.00

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