Matthews scores two again as Leafs dominate the Can-sucks

The Leafs had a dominant game against Vancouver on Thursday, and they made sure not to disappoint again tonight, as they played another strong game on route to a 5-1 victory.
The Leafs started with another strong period against the Canucks, as they once again had the advantage in possession (62.69%) and scoring chances (59.94%), and it showed up in the goal department. First, they got another powerplay goal (their 15th of the season already) off of a Simmonds goal with a shot that looked a lot like a James van Riemsdyk net front goal.

I could watch this forever.
Wayne and Auston pic.twitter.com/dEp1OvEBvp
— Omar (@TicTacTOmar) February 7, 2021

After another power play that got no results, Matthews put the Leafs up 2-0 with a goal so filthy I looked behind me to make sure no one would see me watching it.

Matthews just ended Chatfield’s career pic.twitter.com/dALMhQXLaG
— Omar (@TicTacTOmar) February 7, 2021

The Canucks got their first big chance of the game early in the second as Pettersson got a chance with a wide open net, but a bad bounce saw him fan on the shot.

Pettersson had an open-net. What a shame. pic.twitter.com/m1CE8 …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation

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