Auston Matthews continues torrid pace as Leafs top Capitals

Auston Matthews' scoring has helped carry the Toronto Maple Leafs early this season. The Leafs' defence and depth were the difference Saturday against Washington. Fourth-liner Josh Leivo scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Frederick Andersen made 25 saves and the Maple Leafs beat the Capitals 4-2. Watch highlights from the Leafs' win: […]

Auston Matthews, Leafs talking contract extension: report

​The Toronto Maple Leafs put up a franchise-best 49 wins last season, eventually losing in the first round of the playoffs for the second consecutive year, but with a second star lining up at centre next season, they're hoping to shed the title of "talented up-and-comers" in favour of Stanley Cup contenders. Auston Matthews says […]

Leafs' Auston Matthews will return Saturday against Rangers

After missing six games with a concussion, Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews is set to return against the New York Rangers on Saturday night.  Matthews was injured on Dec. 9 when Toronto played the Pittsburgh Penguins and he collided with Morgan Rielly late in the game. Matthews confirmed suspicions on Friday that he suffered a […]

Auston Matthews confirms he's been dealing with concussion symptoms

Toronto Maple Leafs star centre Auston Matthews says he has been dealing with concussion symptoms after colliding with a teammate in a game earlier this month. Matthews confirmed the nature of his latest injury to reporters Friday after participating in his first practice in two weeks. He has missed six games since a 4-3 win […]

Auston Matthews returns to put cherry on top as Leafs thrash Habs

It took Auston Matthews only two periods to get into his groove. The Maple Leafs star centre, who returned after missing four games with an upper-body injury, scored twice in the third period as Toronto routed the rival Montreal Canadiens 6-0 behind a second straight shutout from goaltender Frederik Andersen on Saturday night. Game Wrap: […]

Auston Matthews to be re-evaluated after missing Tuesday's practice

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Auston Matthews questionable Monday vs. Golden Knights

​The Toronto Maple Leafs could be minus their top goal-scorer and point-getter Monday evening against the visiting Vegas Golden Knights. Centre Auston Matthews will be a game-time decision, per head coach Mike Babcock, after exiting the morning skate early with soreness. Regular linemate William Nylander slid into Matthews’ spot in the middle. Auston Matthews did not […]

Auston Matthews completes Leafs' comeback with OT winner

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen had some compassion for his opponent 200 feet down the ice after watching Auston Matthews score in overtime. Matthews beat Anton Forsberg 3:43 into the extra period to lift the Leafs to a 4-3 comeback win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday. Game Wrap: Auston Matthews leads Leafs to […]

Auston Matthews won't protest anthem, says it dishonours flag

Auston Matthews says he doesn’t think he will participate in the protests during the American national anthem. Speaking at Maple Leafs training camp Monday, the 20-year-old cited respect for the military as the main reason he won’t be kneeling. “My great uncle served. I have friends and family who’ve served. There’s men and women who […]