Maple Leafs provide a major update on Matt Murray and when he could play next

Published October 9, 2023 at 10:36
BY TJ TUCKER

There's no question that experiment former Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas tried to pull off with Matt Murray was a failure. Now, the Leafs have announced that Murray has been sidelined for another long period of time after having surgery.

"The @MapleLeafs announced today that goaltender Matt Murray underwent successful bilateral hip surgery. He is expected to miss a minimum of 6-8 months." Toronto Maple Leafs PR


Murray will miss all of the 2023-24 season, which is the final year reamining on his contract. It wouldn't really be surprising for the 29-year-old to announce his retirement after that.


Murray won two Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins (2016, 2017). However, his stats started dropping after that. He signed a four-year, $6.25 million per season contract with Ottawa as a free agent in October of 2020. It did not go well. Then Toronto GM Kyle Dubas picked up Murray in a trade in September of 2022, with Dubas hoping Murray could turn it around. Murray played 26 regular season games with Toronto last season before getting injured again.

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