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Auston Matthews Profile

Auston Matthews
Ht/Wt: 6' 1"/210 lbs
Position: C
Team: ZSC Lions (SWI)

Auston Matthews's Player Profile

Ryan Kennedy of The Hockey News - April 5, 2016 - "Even though his Zurich squad was upset in the first round of the Swiss League playoffs by SC Bern, Matthews still had an incredible year as an 18-year-old. Squaring off against men, the powerful center tallied 24 goals and 46 points in just 36 games, while getting great development away from the puck.Known for his cool confidence and creativity, Matthews will be welcome on a lot of rosters as his NHL career begins. "

Curtis Joe of Elite Prospects - 2016 - "A high octane dynamo that thrives under the microscope, Auston Matthews is a complete offensive forward who consistently boasts quick hands, feet, and thinking at both ends of the ice. Naturally nimble skater that accelerates to top speed very quickly. An unwavering focus on fine tuning elements of his own game facilitates confidence and competence in his young, but mature, mind. Prolific goal scoring ability and doesn't wait for opportunities to show themselves. He makes his own luck, so to speak, maximizing the use of his body and stick to gain leverage against the toughest of opponents."

Damien Cox of Sportsnet - January 13, 2016 - "Some scouts detected a few lazy habits picked up during his months in Europe. But hes still at the top of the heap."

Future Considerations - November 2015 - "Matthews is a strong, powerful player who has the ability to make those around him elevate their games. He is a real good skater with powerful strides and strong jump. He possesses strong vision, excellent possession skills, a strong shot and the ability to create plays out of nothing for himself and his linemates. He is also strong defensively, bringing a good effort level and complete game."

Auston Matthews Videos

Auston Matthews First 5 games (first month) In Europe.

Auston Matthews - 2015 WJC Highlights

Auston Matthews Montage - 2014 & 2015 Highlights

2014-15 USHL: Auston Matthews

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