It didn't take long for Auston Matthews to make an impact at the Toronto Maple Leafs' training camp. Following the formal portion of practice, Matthews shattered a pane of glass with a shot. ''It was a terrible shot ,too,'' Matthews said.
If there’s one thing Canadian sports fans like to do, it’s complain about the amount of coverage devoted solely to the Toronto Maple Leafs. And maybe those people have a point. The Leafs have a bright future ahead of them, but it has been some time since they actually... really did anything of note on the ice. So, fair enough. On the other hand, when Auston Matthews breaking a pane of glass dominates the entire TSN website... nah. Okay. In fairness, Matthews was this year’s first overall pick. People would be excited for him, no matter what. But... he’s in Toronto. Not Arizona, not Winnipeg, not even Edmonton, somehow. Otherwise, this probably wouldn’t have happened. Who’s excited to hear every
If Team Europe was ever going to make the World Cup final interesting, it was probably going to happen last night. The heavily favored Canadians were bound to come out a bit flat against a non-traditional opponent, and that’s exactly what happened in a less-than-electric Air Canada Centre. But despite carrying the play for much of the first period, the underdogs trailed 2-0 after 20 minutes. They would go on to lose, 3-1. It could’ve gone a different way, but it didn’t. “In the first, I thought that they were better than us for large stretches of the game at times,” said Team Canada’s head coach, Mike Babcock. “I thought they executed and played fast. I didn’t think we moved the puck out of our