Maple Leafs' Matthews 'pretty bummed' there won't be a 2020 World Cup

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Fans of best-on-best international hockey aren't the only ones saddened by Wednesday's news that there will be no World Cup of Hockey in 2020.

Toronto Maple Leafs superstar Auston Matthews admitted he was "pretty bummed" upon learning of the news, he told reporters Thursday, via TSN.

Matthews was a member of the ever-exciting Team North America during the 2016 World Cup, which consisted of a group of players from Canada and the United States age 23-and-under.

Since the tournament preceded Matthews' rookie campaign, it marked the first chance for Maple Leafs fans to see their prized No. 1 pick live, as the event took place in Toronto. Matthews didn't disappoint, scoring twice and adding an assist in three games while playing on a line with Connor McDavid.

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