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Game-Winning goal puck scored by Toronto Maple Leafs Auston Matthews vs the Detroit Red Wings at Scotiabank Arena on Sunday, April 26th, 2022. Matthews' 59th of the season, and 258th of his NHL career, was scored on Red Wings goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic and assisted by Maple Leafs Jason Spezza and Colin Blackwell. With the assist, Spezza recorded his 995th & final NHL point. Matthews would later go on to record his 60th of the season in the 3rd period as the Leafs defeated the Wings 3-0 at Scotiabank Arena. In 2021-22, Matthews would become the first Maple Leaf to score 60 in a season, shattering the franchise single season goal record previously set by Rick Vaive (54) in 1981-82, securing his second straight Rocket Richard trophy as the NHL's leading goal scorer, joining Alexander Ovechkin and Pavel Bure as the only players to win the Rocket in back to back seasons since originally being awarded in 1998-99. On June 21st, 2022, Auston Matthews was awarded the Ted Lindsay Award, as the NHL's Most Outstanding Player judged by the NHLPA, as well as the Hart Memorial Trophy, as the NHL's Most Valuable Player throughout the 2021-22 NHL season, joining Ted Kennedy (1954-55) and Babe Pratt (1943-44) as the only Maple Leafs to win the Hart since originally being awarded in 1923-24.This goal puck was collected, taped & marked by Leafs equipment staff for milestone purposes and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Real Sports Auction.