The rookie was not injured after a bad play.
The city of Toronto was already tense on Thursday with a playoff spot on the line. Add in a brief scare to their star player, and you could have heard crickets throughout the Toronto area.
Auston Matthews was briefly taken out by the knee of Jake Dotchin — yes, that Jake Dotchin who got speared in the groin days ago — late in the first period between the Maple Leafs and Lightning.
Jake Dotchin goes for Auston Matthews' knees in the first...