I have to give Mike Sullivan credit – he looks like a genius. After Marc-Andre Fleury got off to a poor start in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final, the Pittsburgh Penguins coach immediately went to Matt Murray to finish the game, then promptly started him in Game 4, even though Fleury had carried […]
In what should be no surprise following his performance in Game 4 on Friday night, Matt Murray will be back in the starting lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday afternoon when they return home to face the Ottawa Senators, coach Mike Sullivan announced before the game. Murray, who backstopped the Penguins to the Stanley […]
Credit Mike Sullivan for ultimately making the right call. The Pittsburgh Penguins head coach set emotion aside and went with the informed decision, starting Matt Murray in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final in favor of Marc-Andre Fleury, who did yeoman’s work to get the team into the third round to begin with. And […]
Mike Sullivan isn't any hurry to announce who will start in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Friday's critical Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa. The defending Stanley Cup champions have relied heavily on Marc-Andre Fleury during their run to the NHL's final four, but he faltered in Game 3, allowing four […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins bounced back against the Ottawa Senators to even the NHL Eastern Conference finals. After an embarrassing game-three loss, reigning Stanley Cup champions the Penguins overcame the Senators 3-2 on Friday. Goalie Matt Murray's solid performance earned him the win in his first playoff start.
Murray will take over in net after a Game 3 rout. It looks like Marc-Andre Fleury played himself out of the Pittsburgh Penguins net. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan wouldn’t commit to a choice in postgame or after practice on Thursday, but his actions all but confirmed it at Friday’s morning skate.
The Ottawa Senators defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. Matt Murray will reclaim the starting goaltender job for the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Ottawa Senators.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will give Matt Murray his first start of the playoffs in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final Friday night in Ottawa. Coach Mike Sullivan announced the decision a few hours before the game. Murray replaced Marc-Andre Fleury in the first period of a one-sided Game 3 loss on Wednesday after the […]
Defending NHL champion Pittsburgh, two games from being ousted from the Stanley Cup playoffs, will switch goaltenders from Marc-Andre Fleury to Matt Murray for Friday's crucial playoff game at Ottawa. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan made the announcement after the team's workout, hoping the switch in starters will help Pittsburgh fight back from a 2-1 deficit […]
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It appears the Pittsburgh Penguins will make a change in goal for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final. According to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie, Matt Murray was the first goalie off the ice at the Penguins’ morning skate. That normally indicates the starting goaltender for that evening’s game. The apparent change comes […]
Patience is paying off for Matt Murray, who reportedly will get a chance to regain his starting role in the Pittsburgh Penguins net on Friday in Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference final in Ottawa (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET). Murray, who started 47 times during the regular season, has backed up