Take Town: Starting on the right foot?
I saw Auston Matthews cleared 500 points last night and I thought, "Well, that was fast," but then I thought about it for a second and realized this is his seventh year in the league.
Which is a long time, because I remember seeing him play against Providence College at barely 17 years old with the US Under-18 team. And that doesn't feel that long ago, in my head, but I guess this is a thing of getting older.
In a little more than three weeks, I will turn 40, and I'm not having a crisis about it or anything like that but it does make me feel old to hear "Auston Matthews has played almost 450 career games." Especially when you also look up how many players in the league are older than you at this point and the number of skaters comes in at a big fat zero. Goalies, well, I still have Craig And
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