That was a fun start to the season. Auston Matthews book ended the scoring scored the overtime game winner and the very first goal of the season,

In fact, why don’t we watch that one again?

John Tavares scored the middle Leafs goal of the game which was a bit of a rocky start or the Leafs at times.

WATCH: John Tavares scores his first goal as a Maple Leaf
Recap: Maple Leafs unleash Auston Matthews on the Canadiens to win in OT

There was someone missing from the game last night. Kyle Dubas did not heed my advice to secretly sign William Nylander and have him skate out at the player introductions to the delight of everyone. Nylander is now officially losing cash each day without a signed contract. All we can do is wait and watch the spreadsheets games, which is pretty frustrating.

Speaking of games, the next two are on Saturday and Sunday. In the meantime, the Leafs are undefeated! Yay!

Here’s what we wrote about yesterday

Toronto Maple Leafs milestones - ElSeldo
Who could hit big numbers in the blue and white this season?

Toronto Maple Leafs season predictions - ElSeldo
Where will the Leafs finish? How many awards will they win?

Champions Cup, NWHL Opening Weekend, NCAA - Nafio and Annie
With the Champions Cup last weekend, NWHL opening weekend on the horizon and NCAA games all over the place, hockey season is here.

Other News

The Capitals obliterated the Bruins last night, defeating them 7-0. Brad Marchand decided to take out his frustrations on Lars Ellers face.

Connor Carrick — The Newest Star Ready to Shine - Defending Big D
arrick has the opportunity to not only play with Polak, but edge him out in the lineup for certain games. Truly poetic.

Examining NHL team drafting success in Russia - Raw Charge
Russian players have made a big impact in the NHL, but on some teams more than others.

Willie O’Ree tours Smithsonian’s African American museum - TheColorOfHockey
Willie O’Ree, the National Hockey League’s first black player and soon-to-be Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, visited the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., for the first time.