The Pittsburgh Penguins have locked up goaltender Matt Murray to a three year extension worth $11.25 million.
Emerging last season as the NHL’s best young goaltender, the 22 year old netminder went 15-6 in the post-season with a 2.08 goals-against-average and .923 save percentage in backstopping the Penguins to their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history.
From the Penguins’ standpoint, getting somewhat of a bridge contract for Murray at under $4 million per season is tremendous value.
Some NHL executives have felt Murray was potentially putting himself in position next summer Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"