Ottawa Senators

Maple Leafs' Matthews has modern record 4 goals in NHL debut

Auston Matthews needed 40 minutes to get into the NHL record book.

In the highest-scoring debut in modern NHL history, Matthews scored four goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but Kyle Turris scored 37 seconds into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators to a 5-4 victory Wednesday night.

Matthews got his fourth with 3 seconds left in the second period, bringing his mother to tears in the stands.

He called it a "surreal" moment, adding that "I couldn't believe that was happening out there."

The 19-year-old from Scottsdale, Arizona, is the 12th first overall pick to score in his NHL debut.

"Since I've been the Leafs coach, that's the...