2014-15: Registered first multi-point game of season (1-1) Oct. 31 against Columbus. Collected an assist during 200th NHL game Nov. 29 vs. Washington. Notched first 3-point game since Jan. 30, 2014 on Dec. 2 vs. Dallas. Had four-game point streak (2 goals, 4 assists) snapped on Dec. 6 vs. Vancouver. Missed two games due to a lower body injury. Returned to the lineup Jan. 7. Played season-high 24:03 Jan. 19 vs. Carolina. Has five points in his last 11 games.
Season Stats: Home: 35 GP, 10-15-25 Road: 37 GP, 8-6-14
Career as a Maple Leaf: 249 GP, 64-88-152
Career Highs (single game)
Goals - 3 (2X - 03/30/13 at OTT)
Assists - 3 (2X - 01/30/14 vs. FLA)
Points - 4 (03/30/13 at OTT)
2009-10: Won Silver Medal with Team Canada at World Junior Hockey Championships
2013-14: Played 8 games for Canada at World Championships collecting 3 assists...Established single-season career highs in goals (20), assists (30), points (50) and shots (148)
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft