Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Matthews Leads Leafs to Win in Outdoor Game

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Matthews Leads Leafs to Win in Outdoor Game

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Auston Matthews scored in regulation and overtime in his first outdoor game, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday in the Centennial Classic at BMO Field.

In a game delayed 30 minutes at the start because of sun on the ice, Matthews won it with the 20th goal of his rookie season after the Maple Leafs blew a three-goal lead in the third period. Anthony Mantha tied it for Detroit with 1.1 seconds left.

Leo Komarov, Mitch Marner and Connor Brown also scored for Toronto, and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves. The Maple Leafs have won five straight to improve to 17-12-7.

Mantha scored twice for Detroit, Jonathan Ericsson and Dylan Larkin added goals and rookie Jared Coreau stopped 23 shots. The Red Wings dropped to 16-16-5.

It wasn't an entirely full house at BMO, with scattered empty seats among the 40,818 in attendance. …

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