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TORONTO -- The last time Mitch Marner remembers attending a Maple Leafs game as a fan, Mats Sundin returned to Air Canada Centre as a Vancouver Canuck. Wade Boggs Jersey .Over seven years later, Sundin was back to see his No. 13 raised to the rafters, and Marner was there, too, scoring his first NHL goal to help Toronto roll over the Boston Bruins 4-1 for its first win of the season on Saturday night.Marner got his first goal in only his second game, joined on the scoresheet by fellow rookie and Toronto native Connor Brown. Their efforts came on the heels of Auston Matthews historic debut, when he became the first player in the modern NHL to score four goals in his first game.Its a lot of excitement and obviously theres going to be (a) learning curve and growing pains throughout the way, but theyve been playing great so far, teammate James van Riemsdyk said of the youth movement.Brown and Marner opened the scoring about 10 minutes apart, landing the Leafs in the record books once more. Toronto became the first team since expansion in 1967-68 to have rookies combine for the first six goals to start a season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.Brown had the games first goal after barely two minutes, joined shortly after by the 19-year-old Marner and then van Riemsdyk a few minutes after that.The fourth overall pick of the 2015 draft, Marner took a pass from Tyler Bozak just outside the Boston blue line, gained the offensive zone with space and fired a shot far-side past goaltender Anton Khudobin.A native of nearby Thornhill, Ontario, Marner followed with an exuberant celebration.To finally be playing in front of these fans for real, its pretty crazy, Marner said. And for the first one to go in in front of them, its kind of sweet.Outside of Matthews, Marner was perhaps Torontos most dangerous player in a season-opening overtime loss to Ottawa on Wednesday. He had six shots in the 5-4 overtime defeat, following that up with a goal and four more shots in 15-plus minutes against the Bruins on Saturday.Hes shown a knack for getting behind the oppositions defense, finding a seam and some space for his first goal on Saturday.Thats just good anticipation and good smarts where he can pick his spots to use his speed to get himself in those situations, van Riemsdyk said.Marner said hed give the puck from his first goal to his parents.Anton Khudobin allowed four goals on 20 shots for Boston. David Pastrnak scored his third goal in two games this season.Overall, not a good enough effort on our part, said Bruins coach Claude Julien. And at the end of the night, you dont deserve the win.The worst team in the NHL last season, the Leafs have quickly shown themselves to be a much faster and highly skilled entity in the early days of this season, led by Marner, Matthews and 20-year-old William Nylander. Often that youth shows itself in less effective ways though, including a messy second period in which Torontos sloppiness with the puck led to chances and sustained offensive zone time for Boston.Id like us to obviously take better care of the puck and so well learn how to do that, Leafs coach Mike Babcock said afterward.Frederik Andersen gave up only one goal on 25 shots following his wobbly five-goal outing in Wednesdays season opener.Matthews was quiet on Saturday after his unparalleled showing earlier in the week. He was held point-less and finished with only two shots in nearly 17 minutes.Game notes The Maple Leafs retired 17 sweaters in a pre-game ceremony, altering a long-standing team policy where jersey numbers were honored but not retired.UP NEXTBruins: Conclude their season-opening three-game trip Monday night at Winnipeg.Maple Leafs: Begin a three-game trip Wednesday night at Winnipeg. Don Larsen Jersey . Peter Gammons, an analyst for Major League Baseballs network and website, drew the ire of hockey fans on Sunday when he criticized the two NHL teams on Twitter for their physical game the night before. Babe Ruth Jersey . Louis Blues. Shane Hnidy joins Brian Munz for the broadcast on TSN 1290 Radio at 7pm ct. . -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. FORT WORTH, Texas -- Patrick Mahomes and Texas Tech can certainly pile up the points and the yards. That doesnt always translate to wins.The Red Raiders are coming off a game in which Mahomes completed 52 of 88 passes and matched an FBS record with 734 yards passing, while breaking a record with 819 total yards. And they lost 66-59 .Texas Tech (3-4, 1/3 Big 12) takes a three-game losing skid into Saturdays game at TCU (4-3, 2-2), which has won the last two games in the series with some big numbers of its own.That home game last week against 16th-ranked Oklahoma was Texas Techs fourth loss since the start of last season when scoring more than 50 points. The first was 55-52 in the Big 12 opener last year against TCU, which scored on a fourth-down pass in the final minute.I usually get past losses, Mahomes said, referring to the last game against the Horned Frogs. But with that one ... you fought to the very end, and they got a tipped pass touchdown and it changed the whole dynamic of the season.Tech lost five of seven games after its 3-0 start last year.When the Red Raiders last visited Fort Worth two years ago, TCU set school and Big 12 scoring records in an 82-27 victory . In their first meeting as Big 12 foes in 2012, Texas Tech won 56-53 in triple overtime.First-year Horned Frogs quarterback Kenny Hill is second in the Big 12 with 357.1 total yards a game -- 150 yards behind Mahomes national-leading 507.1 yards per game.But Hill has only 394 total yards combined the last two games. The 34-10 setback at West Virginia last week was TCUs most-lopsided loss in five Big 12 seasons.I dont think just the quarterback, I think we need to play with more swagger, TCU coach Gary Patterson said. Hes got to have more people to throw to. Young players hit the grind. ... Kenny, hes got a little bit of confidence back. Sometimes on throws its not always the quarterbacks fault. But hes the one that gets blamed.Some other things to know when the Horned Froogs and Red Raiders play:RETURN OF TURPSix weeks after injuring his left knee, TCU receiver and returner KaVontae Turpin is expected to be back for the Horned Frogs on Saturday. Jorge Posada Jersey. He got hurt Sept. 17 against Iowa State. He had gone into that game as the national leader with 236 all-purpose yards per game, and was TCUs leading receiver after seven catches in each of the first two games.STILL HEALINGMahomes still doesnt feel like he has the same zip on the ball as he did before spraining a joint in his throwing shoulder against Kansas on Sept. 29, exactly a month ago Saturday. But hes improving. Its actually feeling the best its felt so far since Ive had the injury, said Mahomes, who got hurt when tackled against the Jayhawks. Im going to keep rehabbing and keep getting out there and practicing and it will get better every day.KNOWING KENNYTexas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was previously the offensive coordinator at Texas A&M, where he was involved in the recruitment of Hill. Hes a guy who I thought was going to be a star, and hes heading that way, Kingsbury said. You watch him play, hes still learning their system, still getting comfortable, but the sky is the limit on his potential.BOTH SIDES OF BLOWOUTSTCU co-offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie has been in some scoring history in the series. He was with the Horned Frogs for that 82-point game in 2014. The most points allowed by TCU under Patterson came 10 years before that, when Cumbie was the starting quarterback for the Red Raiders in a 70-35 win.MORE THAN BIG 12This is only the fifth game as Big 12 rivals for Texas Tech and TCU -- they are 2-2 in those games, 1-1 at each teams stadium. They were previously in the Southwest Conference together, and the Red Raiders lead the overall series 30-25-3.---More AP college football: Wholesale Authentic JerseysWholesale NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticCheap Jerseys 2018Cheap Nike NFL JerseysWholesale Jerseys 2020Jerseys From China ' ' '