Auston Taylour Matthews (born September 17, 1997) is an American ice hockey center and alternate captain for the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL).
Matthews was born in San Ramon, California, and relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, with his family when he was a baby. After growing up playing baseball and hockey, he became particularly interested in hockey after watching the Arizona Coyotes play.
Auston Matthews children: Does Auston Matthews have kids?
Auston Matthew does not have children. Reports indicate that Auston’s ex-girlfriend was Emily Rutledge.
Matthews made history by becoming the first player in NHL history to score four goals in his first game. He set the Maple Leafs rookie record with 40 goals in 2016–17, becoming only the second rookie since the 2004–05 lockout (together with Alexander Ovechkin) to do so, and the fourth teenager in league history to do so.
His outstanding play earned him the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie for the year.