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BREAKING: Senators trade G Matt Murray to the Maple Leafs



The two-time Stanley Cup champion's reign in Ottawa has come to an end, as a deal has just been announced that will send Murray to the Toronto Maple Leafs.


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The trade will send the Maple Leafs: Matt Murray (25% Salary Retained), a 2023 3rd round pick, and a 2024 7th round pick. The Ottawa Senators will be receiving future considerations in return.



The 28-year-old goaltender spent two years with the Senators, where he went 15-25-3 in 48 games played.


Murray is best known for his role as the backup goaltender to Marc-Andre Fleury during his five-year stretch with the Pittsburgh Penguins between 2015-16 and 2019-20.




Leafs fans apparently aren't happy with their recent acquisition of the goaltender.




Currently, Murray has two-years remaining on his 4-year, $25M contract. His Cap hit with the Maple Leaf's is $4,687,500 as Ottawa will retain 25% salary.






Will this trade pay off for the Maple Leaf's who are desperate to make a run at the Stanley Cup while their window remains open? Only time will tell.




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