Penguins’ Murray leaves game vs. Flyers with lower-body injury

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.

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray left Monday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers after colliding with forward Jakub Voracek.

After the game Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan revealed that Murray suffered a lower-body injury an will be evaluated on Tuesday.

The incident occurred late in the second period when Voracek came streaking towards the net before falling feet first and making contact between Murray’s open legs.

Murray had to be helped off the ice by teammates and 22-year-old Tristan Jarry came in to take over for the Penguins’ No. 1 net minder. Jarry remained in the net when the teams returned for the third period.

Jarry has four games of NHL experience, three of which occurred this season. He has one win with a 2.57 goals-against average and .918 save percentage.

The Flyers were leading 2-1 at the time of the injury, but the Penguins rallied to win 5-4 in overtime.


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