Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his power play goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammate Leafs right winger Mitchell Marner (16) during the first NHL hockey period in Toronto (Nathan Denette / CP)

The injury that prevented Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews from showing up for the second game in a row is “a different situation” from a previously nagging wrist injury, coach Sheldon Keefe told the journalists on Monday after the team’s 3-0 victory Edmonton Oilers

The all-star pivot also missed the opener of Toronto’s three-game series opener against Edmonton on Saturday He was named as a game decision earlier on Monday after taking the ice with his teammates for a skate optional

Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reported over the weekend that the injury was “not a cause for real alarm”

Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell, who backed the team to a 4-0 shutout on Saturday, was out on Monday after worsening a leg injury

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Source: https://www.sportsnet.ca/nhl/article/maple-leafs-matthews-sit-second-game-row-vs-oilers/