I AM Auston Matthews: Watch full exclusive documentary

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews. (Jamie Sabau/Getty)

Auston Matthews has captivated hockey fans since he took his first strides on NHL ice wearing a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater. (That four-goal debut helped, too.)

We know what he can do on the ice—his 40 goals and 29 assists earned him Rookie-of-the-Year honours and led the young Maple Leafs on a thrilling post-season run. But who is Auston Matthews?

In an exclusive documentary, Matthews gives Sportsnet a window into his life and a firsthand look at what it’s like to go from being a hockey-loving kid in the desert to one of the most important young superstars in one of the league’s most passionate markets. From Arizona to Toronto, Sportsnet follows Matthews’ unique path to the pros and speaks to those who have helped shape him as an athlete and a person.

Watch the documentary in its entirety in the video below:


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