Penguins activate Matt Murray from injured reserve

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray is forced to leaved the game after being run into by Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek off a rush. Tristan Jarry has entered the game for the Penguins.

The Pittsburgh Penguins activated goaltender Matt Murray from injured reserve on Tuesday.

Murray was injured on Nov. 27 against the Philadelphia Flyers when Jakub Voracek collided with the 23-year-old net minder. He has since missed the Penguins’ last six games with a lower-body injury.

Murray has gone 11-7-1 in 21 appearances this season while recording a .906 save percentage and 2.95 goals-against average.

The news comes just two days after Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was activated from the injured reserve after suffering a concussion, which could set up a battle between the two on Thursday as Vegas hosts Pittsburgh. Fleury is expected to get back into action for the first time on Tuesday night when the Golden Knights play the Carolina Hurricanes.

To make room for Murray, Pittsburgh sent down Casey DeSmith to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

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