Pierre-Luc Dubois, selected third overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets, Auston Matthews, selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Patrik Laine, selected second overall by the Winnipeg Jets. Photo: Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images
BUFFALO – Auston Matthews was the consensus No. 1 pick for much of the hockey season and on Friday night the Toronto Maple Leafs used the first selection to draft the 18-year-old out of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Matthews finished second in team scoring with 24 goals and 46 points in 36...