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Leafs blindsided by Matthews’ charges; captaincy in jeopardy!

​Dubas is disappointed in Matthews situation and the way he found out about it…

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This seems like a huge thing to forget to tell your boss… 

After the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 3-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night, general manager Kyle Dubas revealed on television that he found out about Auston Matthews’ disorderly conduct charge stemming from an incident four months ago in his hometown.

The Maple Leafs were blindsided and caught off-guard to say the least. Dubas revealed that he immediately called Matthews and the two men has an honest discussion about the situation. 

A full report was made public to many TV stations and insiders which revealed that complaint was filed by a female security guard employed by a condo building where Matthews is a resident.

The complainant said she was sitting in her locked car around 2 a.m. on May 26 doing paperwork when a group of men, including someone she identified as Matthews, tried to jiggle the handle and enter the car.

The complainant “said she’d told Auston and his friends, whom she thought were intoxicated, ‘I am a female, I am a military vet with sever (sic) PTSD.’ Matthews and his friends excused their actions for being something they thought would be funny.

She answered that it wasn’t funny and how could they think it would be funny to try and get in a female’s vehicle at 2 a.m. in the morning,” the police report reads.

Matthews allegedly dropped his pants and grabbed his butt cheeks before leaving the scene. She said Matthews kept his underwear on.

None of the allegations have been proven in court. Matthews was not arrested.

The young star player did say he made an error in judgment not telling the Leafs about the incident when the charge came in the summer.

During the contest against the Habs, Matthews did not get an A. John Tavares and Morgan Rielly wore a letter on their sweaters as they did last season. The last one was given to Jake Muzzin…