Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 57th as well as 58th objectives 27 secs apart in the initial duration to aid the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday evening
TORONTO– Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 57th as well as 58th objectives 27 secs apart in the initial duration to aid the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Saturday evening.
Toronto concluded a playoff area for the 6th straight straight period as well as struck 100 factors in the standings.
Matthews’ opener noted his 50th objective in his last 50 video games, making him the initial gamer to achieve the accomplishment given that Mario Lemieux in 1995-96.
Matthews prolonged his factors touch to 16 video games (21 objectives, 10 helps). Linemate Mitch Marner has a 13-game run (8 objectives, 20 helps).
John Tavares additionally racked up for Toronto, as well as Erik Kallgren made 24 conserves.
Cole Caufield as well as Joel Edmundson racked up for Montreal. Jake Allen quit the initial 14 shots he encountered prior to entrusting to an evident leg injury as he went for Matthews’ initial objective. Sam Montembeault made 23 quits the remainder of the method. When he racked up for the 56th as well as 55th time on Thursday evening in a 4-3 overtime success in Dallas,
Matthews established Toronto’s single-season document for objectives.
Rick Vaive, that held the franchise business mark of 54 objectives in an advocate 40 years, got on hand at Scotiabank Field previously Saturday to directly praise the 24-year-old on his achievement prior to ending up being the initial NHLer in 26 years to bag 50 in 50. When he got to the turning point in 2011-12,
Tampa bay Bay’s Steven Stamkos is the last NHL gamer to obtain to 60 objectives.
Canadiens: Host Winnipeg on Monday evening.
Maple Leafs: Host Buffalo on Tuesday evening.
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