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Auston Matthews’ parents were incensed after knee-to-knee hit

The beauty of having a player’s parents on hand is that you can capture reactions in real-time. In many cases, that means happiness (or even tears of joy) following a big success. Of course ... there’s always the chance you’ll film a moment of righteous anger, too.

Toronto Maple Leafs fans were holding their breath after star Auston Matthews was shaken up by a knee-to-knee hit via Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jake Dotchin. You can see that check in the video above.

While Leafs fans were worried, his parents were justifiably angry (and worried):

The good news is that Matthews is at least seemingly OK.

It’s been a long night for Matthews already.