Auston Matthews Taking A Break From NHL

Toronto Maple Leafs 19-year-old hockey player Auston Matthews is taking some much needed time off to get some rest and relaxation following a rookie season.

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Auston Matthews won’t be heading overseas to represent the United States in the upcoming World Championship. in case you didn’t know, Matthews did participate in last year’s Worlds. Plus, he played in the World Cup for Team North America last year as well, so this year he is doing it different. Instead, he has decided that Arizona sound much better right about now.

It’s been a long but impressive rookie season for Mathews. Can you believe that Auston played all 82 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs, plus six more in the playoffs.

Matthews said of the worlds in Germany and France after his exit:

“It’s just kind of been nonstop so I’m not going to go.”

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said:

“We met with Auston and we made that decision and we’re in full support of that decision.”


There you have Auston is taking a break from being on the ice. He is heading to some warm weather and to be with family.