Auston Matthews had a hat trick, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on Monday.
Matthews gave the Maple Leafs a 1-0 lead in the first minute of the game, then made it 2-0 at 4:56 of the first period.
Patrick Marleau scored in the second period before Jeff Petry's power-play goal made it 3-1.
Matthews completed the hat trick in the third to give the Maple Leafs a 4-1 lead. William Nylander later scored a power-play goal. Matthews had an assist for his fourth point of the game.