Auston Matthews took the hockey world by storm with four goals in his first NHL game Wednesday, quickly starting speculation on how good this kid could actually be.

Twitter was abuzz, happy to point to a 328-goal pace while tossing around Wayne Gretzky’s records after the newest face of The 416 finished his magical debut.

Let’s not forget, the kid is only 19 and it’s safe to assume he won’t be scoring four goals every night. That’s not to say the other 81 games will be a disaster, but it does mean that growing pains are on their way.

You can read the rest of the article on Sportsnet.ca.

Advertisements