Closing Bid: $4,530.00
Helmet worn by Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews during the early portion of the 2023-24 National Hockey League season, inclduing regular season games played in Stockholm, Sweden during the 2023 NHL Global Series prestend by Fastenal. Matthews wore this custom CCM Tacks X helmet, with CCM visor, during regular season games when wearing the blue home uniform, including back to back hat-tricks to start the season on October 11th vs Montreal and October 14th vs Minnesota. Matthews joined Alexander Ovechkin (2017-18) as the only NHL players to start a season with consecutive hat tricks since the 1918-1919 season, and became the first Maple Leaf to record consecutive hat tricks since Wendel Clark (1993-94). Matthews would continue wearing the helmet and have it reassembled by team equipment staff with NHL event sponsorship decals for the Global Series games in Sweden. The Maple Leafs would go undefeated at Avicci Arena, recording a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on November 17th, 2023 and a 4-3OT win over the Minnesota Wild on November 19th, 2023. Helmet features unique decals, displays solid game wear and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity along with an 8x10 image of the helmet in action.