Auston Matthews (born September 17, 1997) is an American professional ice hockey player.
Widely considered the top prospect of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Matthews was drafted first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Matthews became the first player in modern NHL history to score four goals in his NHL debut.
Matthews was the first NHL player to have the most consecutive games with a shot on goal to start a career. He ended his 103-game streak in a 4–1 victory over the Calgary Flames on November 28, 2017.
In season 2018-19, Matthews became the youngest player in league history to record five multi-point games to open the season, breaking a record set by Wayne Gretzky in 1983.
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