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Biznasty drops a major hint on Auston Matthews for game 7

Published May 4, 2024 at 4:39 PM

As the Stanley Cup playoffs surge forward, an electrifying game seven is set to unfold between two venerable rivals—the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs. With the series tied and everything to play for, tonight's matchup is not just a game; it's a historical moment waiting to be written in the annals of hockey.

The spotlight intensifies on the Maple Leafs, particularly around star player Auston Matthews. Having sat out games 5 and 6 due to an illness first noticed after he exited game 4 post-second period, Matthews' condition has been shrouded in mystery. The team has been tight-lipped, sparking various speculations. However, a significant development occurred this morning, signaling a potential game-changer for the Leafs. Auston Matthews was seen joining his teammates for the morning skate, a moment captured by fans and pundits with bated breath.

Auston Matthews arrives with the Leafs for their team's morning skate. 👀

The return of Matthews isn't just a boost in manpower; it marks the first postseason appearance this year of Toronto's "Core Four," which includes William Nylander, who himself missed the first three games due to an injury. The buzz about their reunion was best encapsulated by hockey broadcaster Paul Bissonnette, who hinted at the lineup on social media:

Hearing rumblings the CORE FOUR will be assembling tonight. #BeLeaf

Tonight's game is pivotal for both teams. The Maple Leafs are desperate to break a disheartening streak of six consecutive losses in game sevens, while the Bruins face the ignominy of potentially being the first team to lose a playoff series after leading 3-1 for two straight years. The stakes couldn't be higher, and the tension is palpable. Whichever team emerges victorious tonight will go on to face the Florida Panthers in the second round, adding another layer of urgency to this clash.

So, as the puck drops and the skates hit the ice, one question remains—who will clinch their ticket to the next round? Will it be a night of redemption for the Leafs, or will the Bruins demonstrate their resilience once more? Only time will tell, but one thing is certain: tonight's game will be one for the ages.

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