Welcome to the NHL, Auston Matthews.
In his first regular-season game since the Toronto Maple Leafs selected him with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NHL draft, the 19-year-old American phenom netted four goals in his team's 5-4 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.
According to ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, Matthews became the first player in NHL history to score four goals in the first game of his career.
Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick, scored a record four goals in his first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Auston 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 Wedn...
Auston Matthews, the No. 1 overall pick, scored a record four goals in his first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Maple Leafs’ rabid but success-starved fans were already looking forward to Auston Matthews’s rookie season. Now their excitement level has to be higher than the CN Tower in downtown Toronto. Matthews, the first overall pick in ...