Leafs Clip Red Wings 5-3

Auston Matthews scored twice for a NHL-leading nine goals helping the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3.

Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the only players in league history to score nine times in their teams' first five games.

Morgan Rielly had a goal and an assist in Thursday's game, giving him 11 points to equal Bobby Orr's strong start during the 1973-74 season.

Rielly and Orr trail only defenceman Harry Cameron, who had 15 points in the Toronto Arenas' first five games of the 1917-18 season.

Nick Jensen scored twice for the winless Red Wings.