Auston Matthews RUMORS & NEWS

  • Toronto Maples Leafs Superstar Auston Matthews Tests Positive For Coronavirus

    Sportsnaut "Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to The Toronto Sun, becoming the first star NHL player to contract the coronavirus. The report came down moments after we learned one of the NHL’s top teams was..." June 19

  • Leafs, Auston Matthews make voices known in stand against racism

    National Post "The Maple Leafs on Sunday night added the organization’s voice to the stand against racism in a strongly worded statement released by the club on Twitter. “All of our collective hearts were broken as we watched the senseless murder of George Floyd, as well as the pain and..." June 01

  • Auston Matthews appears to be following Alexander Ovechkin’s path on the power play

    TSN "Watching The Last Dance over the past few weeks has been a good reminder that no player walks right into a perfect situation. Even superstar players – those whose talent is overwhelmingly obvious the moment they walk into a professional locker room – are..." May 14

  • Why there's no goal-scorer quite like Auston Matthews

    The Score "About six months ago, toward the end of a live TV broadcast in Columbus, TSN color commentator Ray Ferraro suddenly lost his ability to speak. Auston Matthews had just scored in a way few others can and all Ferraro could muster in real time was nearly inaudible: "Oh!"..." April 13

  • Auston Matthews reveals favorite players to Justin Bieber

    Sporting News "This quarantine has demonstrated that combining boredom and social media can yield pretty interesting results. The latest example of that came on Sunday afternoon when Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews made a surprise appearance on Justin Bieber's..." April 06

  • Four things we'll miss if the NHL cancels 2019-20 season

    Sporting News "The date circled on calendars around the hockey world. Had the COVID-19 pandemic not paused the NHL's 2019-20 season, it would have served as the last day of the regular season. Of course, there's still a possibility that the season will be played out; although as time..." April 04

  • Arizona Coyotes unsurprisingly considered Auston Matthews offer sheet

    Five For Howling "The Arizona Coyotes and Auston Matthews will be perpetually linked until the latter either heads back to the desert or hangs up his skates. It has been well documented that Matthews grew up as a fan of the Coyotes, being raised in a non-traditional hockey market..." March 13

  • Looking at the NHL’s race to 50 goals this season

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston’s David Pastrnak and Washington’s Alex Ovechkin are currently involved in a back-and-forth race for the NHL’s goal scoring crown, with both sitting just two goals away from reaching the 50-goal mark for the 2019-20 season. Pastrnak will..." March 10

  • Auston Matthews’ chase for 50 goals draws Maple Leaf moustache solidarity

    Sportsnet " It seemed a little odd when Jack Campbell, not yet a month into being a Maple Leaf, showed up the other day sporting the same distinct facial hair stylings as Auston Matthews. Turns out it was no coincidence. “The road to 50,” proclaimed..." March 03

  • The Auston Matthews Effect revitalized hockey in Arizona, but what comes next?

    ESPN "Driving down 32nd Street in north Phoenix, it's easy to miss the large building to the right. It's nondescript, the brick painted white, the roofing a greenish-gray. At first glance, it looks like it could fit into any old business park. Then its sign explains the size: Black..." February 21

  • Assessing Alex Ovechkin, Auston Matthews and David Pastrnak's chances of breaking 60-goal mark

    Yahoo! Sports "The Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard Trophy is often considered the exclusive property of Alexander Ovechkin (for good reason), but this season is shaping up to be a competitive race for the league’s goal-scoring title. Ovechkin has won the award eight times in his career,..." February 10

  • Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews impressed by Alex Ovechkin as both chase Rocket Richard

    Sportsnet "As Alex Ovechkin has rocketed to the top of the NHL’s goal list by scoring 14 times in his last seven games, his peers can only shrug their shoulders and laugh. That includes Toronto Maple Leafs sniper Auston Matthews, one of Ovechkin’s closest..." February 06

  • Fancy footwork propels Auston Matthews into Rocket Richard race

    TSN "David Pastrnak and Alex Ovechkin are tied at 37 goals in the Rocket Richard Trophy race with Auston Matthews just one back.  "Two really good players so just to be in the same category as them, it's pretty humbling, but it's not really the main..." February 03

  • Auston Matthews will not play in NHL All-Star Game due to injury

    Yahoo! Sports "Auston Matthews will not be repeating his crowd-pleasing performance at the NHL All-Star Game this weekend as the Toronto Maple Leafs’ superstar forward will miss the event due to a nagging injury. The NHL released a statement on Wednesday evening confirming Matthews’..." January 22

  • Auston Matthews on Matthew Tkachuk: 'His stuff probably won't work on me'

    Yahoo! Sports "Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been the centre of the NHL’s attention of late for his agitating play, but Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews believes he’s unsusceptible to the winger’s ways. In anticipation of the two facing off on Thursday night,..." January 16