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BUFFALO, NY - JUNE 24: Auston Matthews, left, selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Patrik Laine, right, selected second overall by the Winnipeg Jets, pose for a portrait during round one of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center on June 24, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

No. 1 vs. No. 2: First NHL game between top two draft picks

Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine became the ninth pair of No. 1 and No. 2 overall draft picks to face off in subsequent NHL season since 2000.