A rare slump for Auston Matthews

A rare slump for Auston Matthews

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Auston Matthews simultaneously hit a brick wall in a 6-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night.

The American sniper was only left off the scoresheet once in February. In 11 games he collected 19 points, including 12 goals, which obviously benefited the Leafs.

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However, the team from the Queen City's winning streak ended at seven points. The Quebecer Jonathan Marchessault was largely responsible for this setback with three points.

Goalkeeper Adin Hill faced 28 of the home team's 30 shots. It was more difficult for Ilya Samsonov, who was beaten five times in 31 shots.

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No chance for the Capitals

In Detroit, the Red Wings showed off their talent against the Washington Capitals and won 8-3.

Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere scored two goals, Lucas Raymond had three points and Patrick Kane had a point in his ninth straight game.

The Quebecers performed well in this match, especially on the Wings side. Joe Veleno and David Perron had two points. For the Caps, Hendrix Lapierre received a great pass from Alexander Ovechkin and hit the goal for the third time in two games.