Connor Bedard Shares His Honest Thoughts On Auston Matthews

Published October 15, 2023 at 6:25 PM
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Connor Bedard and Auston Matthews are two of the best prospects in recent history. Tomorrow Bedard and Matthews will face off for the first time in their careers.

Bedard & Matthews On Fire To Start The Year



Both Connor Bedard and Auston Matthews will enter the matchup on fire. They have been carrying the offensive load for their respective teams and showing why they went first overall.

In Matthews' case, he is coming off back-to-back hat tricks. He is looking to break records with a third straight hat trick.


AUSTON MATTHEWS

BACK-TO-BACK HAT-TRICKS!


Matthews is also yet to get into the assist column which eventually will come.

For Bedard, he has a point in every game he has played so far. In his first game against Sidney Crosby, he tallied an assist in the win. Since then he has scored his first career goal and added another assist.

first NHL goal for Connor Bedard

nice passing between Bedard and Donato before that entry, too.


Ahead of the first matchup between the two Connor Bedard had some wild comments about Auston Matthews.

Bedard Shares His HonestThoughts On Matthews



In advance of the game, Connor Bedard was asked about his thoughts on Matthews.

"He's someone that I feel like pioneered a certain shot. He's got 6 [goals] in 2 [games], so he's doing something right. Ever since he came into the league, he's been someone I've loved to watch...so I'm excited to go against him."


It's wild to think that there are now stars in the NHL who have grown up watching Auston Matthews play. This is the reality though as Connor Bedard was 11 when Matthews entered the league.

Now Bedard will look to use what he has learned from watching Matthews against him. This game could be a one-on-one shooting fest between Bedard and Matthews and it would still be highly entertaining.

It will be interesting to see if the protege can be the original when it comes to the toe drag snapshot.

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