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PensBurgh Jun 11, 2019
Two years ago today: The Pens win their fifth Stanley Cup in Nashville

Two years ago today: The Pens win their fifth Stanley Cup in Nashville

Patric Hornqvist scores late, Matt Murray shuts out the Preds and the Pens were back-to-back champs! June 11, 2017 - the Pittsburgh Penguins win the franchise’s fifth Stanley Cup in Nashville. The Pens defeated the Predators 2-0 when Patric Hornqvist did the damn thing and scored this goal with just 1:35 left in the third period to break what was a scoreless game. 2 years ago today pic.twitter.com/rV4HNubNLe— Jed (@Jedidiah412) June 11, 2019 Does it feel like two years? In some ways it feels like yesterday, in some ways it already feels like a forever ago. Indeed, a scan of the...
PensBurgh Jun 6, 2019
2018-19 Penguins’ Season in Review: Matt Murray

2018-19 Penguins’ Season in Review: Matt Murray

A rocky start and good finish highlighted Matt Murray’s season. Vitals Player: Matt Murray Born: May 25, 1994 (25 years old) Height: 6’ 4” Weight: 178 pounds Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ontario (Canada) Position: Goaltender Glove: Left Draft: 2012 PIT, 3rd Round (83rd Overall) 2018-19 Stats: 50 GP/29-14-6/2.69 GAA/.919 SV%/4 SO Contract status: Murray has one year remaining on his contract that carries a $3.75 million cap hit. This is from the three extension he signed in October 2016 after winning the first of his two Stanley Cups. If Murray does not sign a new extension before July 1,...
Strong showings – but no gold – for Matt Murray, other Penguins at IIHF world championship

Strong showings – but no gold – for Matt Murray, other Penguins at IIHF world championship

Matt Murray, Dominik Simon and Patric Hornqvist played well at the IIHF world championship, but no Penguins will return home with gold.
PensBurgh May 26, 2019
2019 World Championships: Matt Murray is in elite form for Team Canada

2019 World Championships: Matt Murray is in elite form for Team Canada

It’s nothing new - Murray is at his best when the games mean the most The best attribute that Matt Murray has shown over the years is that he is a clutch goalie who peaks late in tournaments when the games mean the most and victory is near. Murray’s combined stats in the Eastern Conference and Stanley Cup Finals in 2016 and 2017 are 15 wins to just seven losses, with a GAA under 2 and save percentage in the .925% range to go along with three shutouts. Murray is back in that form again for Team Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Championships, stopping 40 of 41 shots on Saturday in a 5-1...

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