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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2248260
A recap of last night's Ottawa/Toronto game.
Auston Matthews had another good night on the ice as he recorded a hat-trick in a 6-5 Toronto Maple Leaf's win over the Ottawa Senators last night.

Matthews scored the first two goals of the game to put the Leafs ahead 2-0.

Matthews scored at 8:52 and 9:31 of the first period.

Ottawa had a bit of a spark in the second period.

Drake Batherson scored at 12:02.

Alex Formenton tied the game at 13:49.

Tim Stuetzle put Ottawa ahead 3-2 at 16:25.

Mitch Marner tied the game at 16:52.

Matthews completed the hat-trick at 19:16.

Ilya Mikheyev put the Leafs up 5-3 at 4:44 of the third period.

Connor Brown made it a 5-4 game at 7:43.

Zach Hyman scored an empty netter at 19:33.

With 15 seconds to go in the game, Josh Norris scored a power play goal.

Despite the win, Leaf's head coach, Sheldon Keefe said at the postgame press conference that his team gave up too much and Ottawa doesn't get enough credit for their success.

Both Matthews and Marner had four points last night.

Ottawa's goalie, Anton Forsberg stopped 32 shots last night.

Toronto is now off to Montreal to play the Canadiens tomorrow night.
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