WATCH: Auston Matthews scores his first goal of the World Championships


After going scoreless, despite three shots, in the United States' 5-1 loss to Team Canada yesterday, Auston Matthews has responded with two points today.

His first point came on a pass to the point to set up Chris Wideman for a primary assist.

His first goal came off a pass from Winnipeg Jets prospect Kyle Connor.

Matthews is playing top-six minutes for Team USA as they lead Belarus 5-2 in the second period.