Rookie Matthews lifts Leafs to NHL outdoor win over Wings
Montreal (AFP) – Toronto rookie Auston Matthews applied the dramatic ending with a goal 3:40 into overtime as the Maple Leafs edged the Detroit 5-4 in a NHL outdoor game.
The 19-year-old American on Sunday lifted a loose puck from the side of the net over Detroit goaltender Jared Coreau to cap a thrilling extra session and lift the Leafs to their fifth consecutive victory.
“It was just sitting there and I tried to get it up in the air on the goalie as much as I could,” Matthews said. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.