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Toronto Maple Leafs Auston Matthews Could be Haunted by the EA Curse

TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 8: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his 30th goal of the season against the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on January 8, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Toronto Maple Leafs superstar, Auston Mathews, will grace the cover of EA’s NHL 2022 video game.

The announcement was made last week. Historically, there have been many examples of EA cover athletes suffering from “the EA curse.” Can the Toronto Maple Leafs handle another curse or are they already haunted enough?