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Auston Matthews leads Maple Leafs past Red Wings 4-2 in pre-season play

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) stops a shot by Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) during the third period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
September 29, 2017 - 8:28 PM

DETROIT - Auston Matthews had the eventual winner and the Toronto Maple Leafs held on for a 4-2 exhibition win over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday.

Matthews scored 37 seconds into the third to break a 2-2 tie.

Mitch Marner, William Nylander and Leo Komarov, with an empty-netter, also scored for Toronto (5-2-0).

Frederik Andersen made 21 saves for the win as the Maple Leafs continue to lead the Atlantic division through pre-season play.

Gustav Nyquist and Luke Glendening scored for the Red Wings (2-4-1).

Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots.

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