Leafs’ Auston Matthews named NHL’s first star of the week

Patrick Kane and Auston Matthews traded goals and aped each other’s goal celebrations for a dramatic end to regulation before Morgan Rielly scored 19 seconds into overtime for a Maple Leafs victory against the Blackhawks.

Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews was named the NHL’s first star of the week Monday.

Matthews recorded five goals and three assists through Toronto’s first three games of the season.

Chicago Blackhawks centre Jonathan Toews and Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop were the second and third stars, respectively.

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