Penguins sign Matt Murray to 3-year, $11.25-million extension

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed goaltender Matt Murray to a three-year, $11.25-million contract extension, the team announced Thursday.

Murray’s new deal, which kicks in to begin the 2017-18 season, carries an average annual value of $3.75 million against the salary cap.

Murray appeared in 13 regular season games with the Penguins in 2015-16, registering a 9-2-1 record to go with a 2.00 goals-against average and .930 save percentage. The 22-year-old took a starring a role in the Penguins’ run to the 2016 Stanley Cup championship.

The native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, went 15-6-2 with a 2.08 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in 21 post-season games en route to the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup.

Pittsburgh originally selected Murray in the third round, 83rd overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft.

October 20, 2016

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Matt Murray
Goaltender
AGE: 27

SIGNED BY
Pittsburgh Penguins
LENGTH
3 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT
$3.75 million
TOTAL
$11.25 million

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