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Leafs star Matthews sits out practice, will be re-evaluated before Wild game

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (34) battles for the puck in the defensive zone against Vegas Golden Knights centre William Karlsson (71) and right wing Reilly Smith (19) during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto on November 6, 2017. Toronto Maple Leafs star centre Auston Matthews sat out today's practice as he continues to recover from what the team calls "general soreness."Matthews was a game-time decision before Toronto's game against visiting Vegas on Monday night. He played and had an assist in over 21 minutes of ice time in a 4-3 shootout win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
November 07, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Toronto Maple Leafs star centre Auston Matthews sat out today's practice as he continues to recover from what the team calls "general soreness."

Matthews was a game-time decision before Toronto's game against visiting Vegas on Monday night. He played and had an assist in over 21 minutes of ice time in a 4-3 shootout win.

Toronto coach Mike Babcock told reporters that Matthews would be re-evaluated before Toronto's game against Minnesota on Wednesday.

Matthews has 10 goals and nine assists in 16 games this season.

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