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Maple Leafs GM Brad Treliving Shares a Shocking Update on Matt Murray: Could the Toronto Maple Leafs Have a Dark Horse Solution to Start in the Playoffs?

Published January 4, 2024 at 12:59
BY AARON

With the goalie situation in Toronto weighing heavy on so many peoples' minds, it's pretty easy to forget that Matt Murray is sitting around on LTIR.

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After having acquired Murray from the Ottawa Senators, as well as his ~$4.7M cap-hit (Senators retained part of his full $6.25M salary), former Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas hoped the once star would solve their issues. Unfortunately, the tandem he formed with Ilya Samsonov has now fallen apart, with Samsonov having been waived and sent to the Marlies, and Murray being on LTIR seemingly for the long haul.

Brad Treliving shook things up today, however, by giving a promising update on Murray's health.


Brad Treliving Provides a Major Update on Toronto Maple Leafs Goaltender Matt Murray's Health: Is it Possible He Will be Healthy for the Playoffs?



A recent update from Brad Treliving makes things look like Matt Murray is on track to return from his injury.

The Maple Leafs' cap situation most likely wouldn't allow him to be activated during the season, but if he magically is healthy on game 1 of the playoffs, he is a dark horse option. He has loads of playoff experience, and could be a better option that Ilya Samsonov or Martin Jones. Hopefully Joseph Woll's return in February will make Murray needless, but a little bit of insurance is never a bad thing.

According to #Leafs GM Brad Treliving, the recovery of Matt Murray has been positive, and he is "doing really well."

"He's got a ways to go, but everything has been really positive in terms of no setbacks. He has been on track and things are going well.

We just want to be careful. There's no pressure to get him going. We want to make sure he goes about it [properly] and when he's ready, he's ready. That's off on the horizon."

The prognosis when Murray had surgery was that he would be out for 6-8 months.


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