|Date of Birth||5/25/1994|
|Height, Weight||6'4", 178 lbs|
|From||Thunder Bay, ON|
|Drafted||2012 - Rd 3|
Murray stopped 29 of 31 shots in at 3-2 shootout victory over Chicago on Saturday.
Murray improved to 9-3-1 after he and the Penguins battled back from a 2-0 second-period deficit. The 25-year-old had a rough start to the week last Monday when he was pulled after allowing three goals on 11 shots, but Murray has since responded with back-to-back wins. He'll carry a 2.35 GAA and .916 save percentage into Tuesday's game against the Rangers.
Murray will protect the home cage in Saturday's matchup against the Blackhawks, Brent Wallace of TSN.ca reports.
Murray has helped the Penguins overcome major injury woes by maintaining a .914 save percentage and 2.40 GAA en route to an 8-3-1 record. The team is still battling a couple of key injuries, but Murray has a good shot to notch another win, as the Blackhawks rank 20th in the league with 1.83 goals per road contest.
Murray made 20 saves in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Islanders.
New York was content to sit back after taking a 3-0 lead through two periods, but that strategy didn't pay off, as the Penguins took Murray off the hook by storming all the way back for the overtime victory. The 25-year-old netminder owns an 8-3-1 record on the young season.
Murray was the first goal off the ice at Thursday's game-day skate, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports, indicating he will be in the crease versus the Islanders.
Murray will be looking to bounce back from a miserable outing versus the Bruins on Monday in which he conceded three goals on 11 shots before getting the hook. Prior to Monday's mishap, the netminder was 7-3-1 with a .924 save percentage and will look to regain that form heading into Thursday's clash with the Islanders -- the first time the two clubs have faced each other since last year's four-game postseason sweep by New York.
Murray stopped eight of 11 shots before being replaced by Tristan Jarry early in the second period during Monday's 6-4 loss to the Bruins.
The game featured wild momentum swings -- Boston grabbed a 3-0 lead and chased Murray from the game when David Pastrnak beat him short side on a snap shot from the circle, but Pittsburgh was energized by the goalie change and scored four straight goals to close out the second period, only for the Bruins to regain control in the third. Despite the shaky outing, Murray is still 7-3-1 on the year with a strong 2.36 GAA and .917 save percentage.