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Matt Murray out Long-Term following surgery

Updated: Oct 11, 2023

On Monday Morning, the Maple Leafs announced that Goaltender Matt Murray had surgery, and that he will be out for a long period of time.

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Following being placed on Long-Term Injury reserve back in July, we now have an estimated timeline for Matt Murray's return to the crease.

Murray underwent successful Bilateral hip surgery, and is expected to miss a minimal of 6 to 8 months. Putting his return somewhere between April and June.

Murray was acquired in July 2022 in a trade with the Ottawa Senators, and entered last season as the Leafs starter.

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The 29-year-old suffered multiple injuries before an April concussion ended his season. He played in 26 games, posting a 14-8-2 record and a .901 save percentage.

Will Matt Murray ever return to the NHL?

  • Yes

  • No