Matthews picked up two assists in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Avalanche. The 21-year-old has had a quick start to 2019, scoring a goal and seven points in six games, but his minus-3 rating is more a reflection of the Leafs' record over that stretch than his own play. Matthews missed a month earlier in the season due to a shoulder injury, but despite that he's still on pace for his first 90-point campaign with 20 goals and 42 points through 31 games.
Matthews scored a goal and added two assists in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Canucks. He'd gone five whole games without lighting the lamp, tying his longest goalless streak of the season, before firing one past Jacob Markstrom in the third period. Matthews now has 20 goals and 39 points through 27 games, and despite missing a month earlier this season with a shoulder injury, the 21-year-old is still on pace to tease a 100-point campaign.
Matthews scored twice and added two assists in Thursday's 6-1 win over Florida. One of the goals stood as the winner. Remarkably, Matthews has 19 goals in just 21 games. He's the 59th player in the modern NHL era to score at least 19 in his first 21 games in a season. Matthews just makes it look so easy.
Matthews scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Bruins. Matthews has hit the score sheet in every match since his return -- that's five games and 10 points, including six goals. He has 26 points in just 16 games this season and continues to show that he's perhaps the best sniping center in the NHL.
Matthews scored two goals and added an assist in Tuesady's overtime win versus the Sabres. Matthews put on a clinic. With the game scoreless midway through the second period, Ron Hainsey's slapshot was deflected into the air. Matthews snatched the puck, dropped it on the ice and put it in the back of the net while the other nine skaters were still looking for it. The true magic came in overtime when Matthews received a pass from Kasperi Kapanen and showed off some fancy stick work before releasing a wicked wrister behind Linus Ullmark to win the game with just 2.7 seconds remaining. The 21-year-old now has 15 goals and 13 points in 14 games
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