Matthews Suffers Groin Hit from Skate Blade During Game

Published March 25, 2023 at 10:06 PM
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     
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Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews is having a difficult week, as the star forward endured two painful groin hits in back-to-back games.

Initially, Matthews was injured on Thursday in Florida when Carter Verhaeghe's attempted dump-in struck him in a sensitive spot.


Matthews Suffers Groin Hit from Skate Blade During Game



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While Toronto visited the Hurricanes, Matthews faced another hit when Jesper Fast's skate connected directly with his groin after a faceoff.

Although Matthews instantly fell and stayed on the ice briefly, he managed to keep playing in the game.

As reported by Hockey Patrol - Matthews Takes a Skate Blade into his Groin During Game
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