Toronto Maple Leaves Center Auston Matthews celebrates his goal with teammates as Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand skates in second season playoff action in Toronto, on Monday, April 15, 2019.
Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press  Three years after he was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews arrived in Toronto on Monday night
Though given every chance to do so, the Leafs did not lose. The bullying Bruins offers all Canadian laws as regards mugging and unlawful assault. The Leafs special teams showed up. The pace slowed to mid-November, from mid-May. There was no final-period collapse.
Most unusually of all, Matthews was the offensive star. From a Toronto perspective, the sun did not set on Monday.