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Toronto's Auston Matthews scores 4 goals on 6 shots early in his NHL debut

Toronto's Auston Matthews scores 4 goals on 6 shots early in his NHL debut

Auston Matthews is already doing the trick for the Toronto Maple Leafs — and then some. 

The No. 1 overall pick became the first player to score four goals in an NHL debut during the second period against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. 

Matthews scored on his first shot 8:21 into the first period, snapping in a pass from Zach Hyman during a scrum around the net. 

The second goal came with 5:42 left in the first period. He dangled through a pair of Senators near the blue line, stole the puck from two-time Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson along the boards then beat goalie Craig Anderson with an odd-angle forehand. 

Matthews put...

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