Auston Matthews wants to make one thing clear: notwithstanding growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona, he has certes played hockey outside before taking part in the 2017 Scotiabank NHL Centennial Classic.
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Probably not as much as some of his teammates who grew up in colder climates, however living for two years in Ann Arbour, Michigan while he played on the U.S. National Under-17 and 18 teams afforded Matthews adequate of opportunities to skate outside.
He’s only never played on an outdoor stage quite as large as the one at Exhibition Stadium on Sunday, when he scored two goals, including the overtime winner, to assist the Toronto Maple Leafs jerseys to a 5-4 win against the Detroit Red Wings jerseys in front of 40,148.
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“It was undoubtedly one of the best moments in hockey I’ve ever experienced for myself, so it’s quite unique,” Matthews said jerseys. “We played a true hard game tonight and when it’s an [outdoor] Classic game, it’s a little bigger setting, a lot more fans and it’s kind of that national stage, so for us to come out and get that win, it was a quite exciting game.
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“I believe people were on the edge of their seats in the third period and overtime, therefore it was just certainly fun to kind of experience this whole thing.”