Who is Auston Matthews?

Auston Matthews is an American professional ice hockey center and an alternate captain for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). Matthews played for the ZSC Lions of the Swiss National League before being drafted into the NHL in 2016. Matthews was widely considered the top prospect of the draft and was selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Matthews became the first player in modern NHL history to score four goals in his NHL debut. He scored 40 goals in his first season in 2016–17, the second rookie since the 2004–05 lockout to reach the milestone, and the fourth teenager in league history to do so. His outstanding performance also won him the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top rookie for the season. Internationally, Matthews has represented the United States in numerous tournaments including a U17 WHC gold medal, two U18 WJC gold medals, and two IIHF World U20 Championship appearances.

What is Auston Matthews famous for?

Auston Matthews is best famous as an American professional ice hockey center and an alternate captain for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). 

Where is Auston Matthews from?

Matthews was born as Auston Taylour Matthews on September 17, 1997, in San Ramon, California, the U.S to Brian, from California, and Ema, originally from Hermosillo, Mexico. Matthews comes from a family of athletes, with his father having played college baseball and with an uncle, Wes Matthews, who briefly played in the National Football League for the 7 Miami Dolphins. His father is the chief technology officer of a manufacturing company based in New Jersey. He has two sisters, Alexandria, who is three years older, and Breyana, who is five years younger. His family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona when Auston was two months old, and he began attending Phoenix Coyotes games at age two which made him develop a particular interest in hockey. As a child, Matthews played both hockey and baseball Off the ice, Matthews was enrolled in several online courses with the University of Nebraska Omaha. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac is Virgo.

What is Auston Matthews career?

Matthews started hockey career by playing in the 2010 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Kharkiv minor ice hockey team. Matthews was drafted 57th overall by the Western Hockey League's (WHL) Everett Silvertips in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft and played for the U.S. National U17 Team (USDP), where he gained national attention from NHL scouts in the first season. In his second season with the U.S. National U18 Team (USDP), Matthews bro the National Team Development Program record of 102 points set by the Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane in 2005–06. On May 21, 2015, Matthews won the USA Hockey Bob Johnson Award for excellence in international competition. On August 7, 2015, he signed a one-year contract to play in the Swiss National League A (NLA) for ZSC Lions. He finished the 2015–16 regular season as the second top-scorer on the Lions and tenth in the NLA.

In late June, Matthews was selected first overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Matthews made his NHL debut in the Maple Leafs' first winning game of the season on October 12, 2016, against the Ottawa Senators. He showed progressive and relentless performance in the 2016-2017 season. During the 2018- 2019 season, His points streak continued. On February 24, 2018, Matthews suffered a shoulder injury and had to be out for at least ten days. On February 5, 2019, Matthews signed a new five-year, $58.17 million contracts with Toronto worth an average annual value of $11.634 million,  At the start of the 2019–20 season, Matthews was named an alternate captain for the Maple Leafs. Internationally, Matthews has represented the United States in numerous tournaments including a U17 WHC gold medal, two U18 WJC gold medals, and two IIHF World U20 Championship appearances.

How much is Auston Matthews contract worth?

The hockey player, Auston Matthews has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2020. On February 5, 2019, Matthews signed a five-year, $58.17 million contract with Toronto worth an average annual value of $11.634 million. His major source of income is his professional career as an NHL ice hockey player. At the 2019 NHL Awards, Matthews was named the cover athlete for EA Sports' ice hockey video game NHL 20. He earns from various sponsorships, endorsements and performance bonuses. Further information regarding his cars, houses and other properties are currently under review.

Who is Auston Matthews girlfriend?

The famous Ice hockey player, Matthews is very secretive about his personal life and relationships. He has not revealed much about his girlfriend. However, he was presumed to be dating an attractive young lady hailing from Arizona, Emily in 2017. She is a student at Arizona State University and will graduate in 2020. However, there are no gossips on them this day. Auston Matthews is also rumored to be dating model Jordyn Johnson, after his appearance on her Instagram feed in the summer of 2017. These two seemed to be enjoying their private life currently but still this not yet confirmed 100%.

What is Auston Matthews height?

The American professional ice hockey player is very bold and young with the age of 22 years. This talented player has a tall height of 1.9 m. He has a strong and slim body build that weighs a pure mass of 99.8 kg. The  Toronto Maple Leafs  Centerman has  Black eyes and blonde hair color. Further information regarding his overall body measurements and shoe size are currently under review. He has a straight sexual orientation.