Leafs goalie Matt Murray out at least 1 month with abductor injury


Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Matt Murray will miss at least 4 weeks with an abductor injury, the membership introduced Saturday.

The 28-year-old was scheduled to begin in opposition to the Ottawa Senators, however left the morning skate in apparent discomfort and was subsequently positioned on long-term injured reserve.

Erik Kallgren was recalled from the AHL’s Toronto Marlies to function the backup to Ilya Samsonov.

The Leafs wager massive on Murray and Samsonov — two goalies with lots to show — within the low season after letting all-star Jack Campbell stroll in free company.

Murray, who was acquired from Ottawa by way of commerce in July, misplaced (*1*) season-opener 4-3 in Montreal, whereas Samsonov beat Washington 3-2 on Thursday.

Kallgren went 8-4-1 with an .888 save proportion and three.31 goals-against common with one shutout in 14 video games with the Leafs final season.


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