Pastrnak backs Matthews to win Hart Trophy next season

Looks like someone is jealous.
Boston Bruins forwards David Pastrnak’s choice for who is most likely to win the Hart Trophy as the league’s Most Valuable Player next season, is Auston Matthews.

#Bruins Pastrnak picks #leafs Auston Matthews to win Hart Trophy in 2019-20.
“The biggest thing is for him to be healthy … Last season he was better in the playoffs than the yr before in the playoffs. That shows (he’s) moving forward. He’s an unbelievable player.”
— Mike Zeisberger (@Zeisberger) August 15, 2019

No matter what, we can all read into this that the Leafs will complete the regular season sweep over the Bruins and will finally beat them in their eventual first-round playoff matchup. Pastrnak has succumb to the pressure that is the overwhelming hockey force that is Toronto.
What the Bruins winger does touch on is exactly what all Leafs fans are hoping for as they count down the weeks before training camp begins. A completely healthy season from their first-overall pick, where he will score a ton of goals and contribute again to their lethal powerplay.
The Leafs forward suffered from a back injury last season, forcing him to miss most of November and the team went 9 …

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Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation

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