Ramblings: Matthews Hits 50; Mrazek, Keller Out For Season; MacKinnon Okay (Apr 1)

Ian Gooding

2022-04-01

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Auston Matthews is the first player to score 50 goals this season. He has also reached that 50-goal milestone for the first time in his career. I would love to report that it was a highlight-reel goal, but no – it was an empty-netter to seal a 7-3 win for the Leafs. Matthews also recorded an assist along with six shots on goal. Since November 24, he has been a near sure thing to score a goal, hitting the twine 42 times in 45 games. That's like taking candy from a baby if you play any kind of daily fantasy.

I'll throw this up here as a treat for all the Leafs diehards:

Since January 15, no player has more points than Mitch Marner (58 PTS in just 32 GP). That included the three assists Marner earned on Thursday. More recently, Marner is on an eight-game point streak where he had piled up 17 points (5 G, 12 A).