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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"

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William DePaoli

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William DePaoli is the President/Founder of Inside Pittsburgh Sports LLC and can be reached at wdepaoli@insidepittsburghsports.com

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