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Matthews Extension Could be a Steal for the Maple Leafs


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Julien Trekker
July 24, 2023  (10:55)
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Exciting News About Matthews' Contract Extension

Some major news were reported concerning Auston Matthews' extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Nick Kypreos from Sportsnet indeed shared some intriguing details about the Leafs' top scorer's upcoming contract extension on Fan 590 radio:
According to Kypreos, it looks like Matthews will be getting a significant paycheck of $13.5 million. Although the exact length of the contract is still unknown, rumors suggest it should be around four years.
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Money Well Spent?

Now, you might wonder if this is money well spent. Matthews could have asked for even more, but he's mindful of the Leafs' financial situation and doesn't want to jeopardize the team's stability. Additionally, with the potential salary cap increase in the future, his massive payday might not be as problematic for the team's finances.
It's essential to note that $13.5 million is a substantial sum, making Matthews the highest-paid NHL player. However, the Leafs believe he's worth every penny due to his exceptional skills and dedication to winning the Stanley Cup.
Speaking of the Stanley Cup, Matthews is driven to achieve that goal. His competitiveness is evident every time he hits the ice, and having him in his prime for the next four years significantly boosts the Leafs' chances of success in the playoffs.
The team's recent additions and the continuous improvement of their core players makes them strong contenders to the Cup. So, don't be surprised if they put up a fierce fight in the playoffs over the next four years.
Looking ahead, many believe that in 20 years, we might look back and consider Matthews' contract as a real steal. We can't wait to see what it holds for the team!
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