MAY 15, 2023  (1:18 PM)

Auston Matthews made a huge statement about his future with the Maple Leafs

Auston Matthews will become an unrestricted free agent next summer and many experts believed that the forward was going to leave the Leafs organization.

Although he is a pillar of the Toronto team, the Leafs' playoff failures have raised many questions among fans, who feared that the forward might want to play for another team in 2024-2025.

However, Auston Matthews has just made a major statement about his future with the Leafs.

"My intention is to stay here, in Toronto."

"My intention is absolutely to stay here, in Toronto, and I want to sign a contract extension before the start of next season." - Auston Matthews

Sources : TVA Sports