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Look: Flames' Lazar pays tribute to Bryan Murray
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Curtis Lazar is paying his respects. The Calgary Flames forward will sport a helmet decal honoring former Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray when the two teams face off Friday. pleased to have the chance to honour Bryan Murray tonight. He gave me my start in the NHL & I am forever grateful for all […]

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Murray, Malkin lead Penguins past Predators 4-0
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After a rocky start to their Stanley Cup title defense, the Pittsburgh Penguins are just happy to be back on track. ''I think we felt like we weren't playing hard enough and the urgency wasn't there the first couple games in general,'' Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said. Olli Maatta, Ryan Reaves and Jake Guentzel also […]

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Stanley Cup repeat, not revenge: Predators can’t solve Murray, Penguins
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Carrying over dominance from the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, Matt Murray blanked the Predators as the Penguins won 4-0 in that championship rematch on Saturday. Murray shut out the Predators in Game 5 and 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, too, so this marks three goose eggs in a row for Nashville vs. the quick-learning […]

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Murray shuts out Preds for 3rd straight time in Cup Final rematch
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PITTSBURGH (AP) Evgeni Malkin scored, Matt Murray stopped 26 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators 4-0 on Saturday night in a Stanley Cup Final rematch. Olli Maatta, Ryan Reaves and Jake Guentzel also scored in Pittsburgh’s first win in its third game of the season. The two-time defending champion Penguins were coming […]

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Confident, quiet Murray ready to take mantle from Fleury
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Matt Murray jokes he can't help but do a double take whenever he sees a No. 30 Pittsburgh Penguins jersey in public. ''I still think it's a family member or something,'' the Penguins goaltender said with a laugh. Two years ago, Murray was still in the minors, a 21-year-old long on promise but whose time […]

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Murray, Price, Holtby tabbed by oddsmakers as Vezina co-favorites
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Pick your favorite. Oddsmakers can’t seem to come to a conclusion in regards to the 2018 Vezina Trophy, with three of the NHL’s top goalies sharing 5-1 odds. Washington's Braden Holtby won the award in 2016, while Montreal's Carey Price took it – along with league MVP honors – in 2015. Matt Murray, meanwhile, has […]

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Two-time Cup champion Penguins turn to Murray as top goalie
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PITTSBURGH PENGUINS LAST SEASON: 50-21-11, 111 points. Second in Metropolitan Division. Beat Nashville in six games to win Stanley Cup. COACH: Mike Sullivan (third season, fifth NHL season). ADDED: RW Ryan Reaves, G Antti Niemi. LOST: G Marc-Andre Fleury

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Would Duchene for Murray, Jenner trade make sense for Avs, Blue Jackets?
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With Colorado Avalanche training camp looming on Thursday, the urge to trade Matt Duchene might rise. Now, it’s important to note that there’s no word on a trade being close. Really, there are plenty of reports that indicate that Avalanche GM Joe Sakic continues to hold out for a great deal, whether you believe his […]

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Remembering Bryan Murray, a respected and honourable NHL builder
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It wasn't the first time I talked with Bryan Murray nor that last, but whenever his name would come up I always thought of a conversation we had 20 years ago. And it came to mind when the long-time NHL executive died last week at age 74 after a long battle with colon cancer. I'll […]

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NHL elite honour longtime coach and GM Bryan Murray
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OTTAWA — The NHL's elite came out in celebration of Bryan Murray's life and legacy this afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre. The longtime NHL head coach and general manager died Aug. 12 at age 74 after a three-year battle with colon cancer. The native of Shawville, Que., had been with the Ottawa

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Under Pressure: Ryan Murray
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The Blue Jackets were naturally hoping for great things when they took Ryan Murray with the second overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but he’ll turn 24-years-old in September and so far he hasn’t consistently lived up to those early expectations. Seth Jones, David Savard, Jack Johnson, and rookie phenom Zach Werenski served […]

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NHL mourns passing of former Senators coach, GM Bryan Murray
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The NHL lost a decades-long stalwart of coaching and front-office leadership with the death of Bryan Murray, who coached for four different teams and served as general manager for five starting in 1981. Murray, 74, died Saturday after battling colon cancer. Murray most recently worked for the Ottawa

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