Matthew Murray is a Canadian professional Ice Hockey player who was born in the year 1994, 25th May which makes his age 22 years at present. He currently plays for the National Ice Hockey League and Pittsburgh Penguins. He got selected by the Penguins in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. More of his bio and stats include the following details.
He also used to play major junior hockey at Ontario Hockey League along with Sault Ste. Marie Grey Hounds. In the year 2013, in the month of September, he also was signed on a three-year level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
At the time of his professional season in the year 2014-15 which was held in the month of March, he set an AHL Record because he made the longest shutout streak by not allowing even a single goal for 304 minutes and 11 seconds.
The record which he broke was of 268:17 which was held by Barry Bust. In the year 2015, in the month of March, he made his tenth shutout of the season where he broke the record of Gordie Bell who was a rookie goaltender in AHL in the year 1942-43. He also finished the regular season with an astonishing 12 shutdowns.
He also capped his standout season as a rookie by grabbing the AHL awards. He also was selected to the AHL First All-Star and the Rookie Team when he won the Baz Bastien Memorial Awards as the only best goalkeeper in the league and also the Dudley Garrett Memorial Award as the best rookie.
In the season of 2015 and 16, he got recalled from the AHL for the very first time to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the year 2015 on 15th of December and then he made his debut at the NHL on 19th of December on the same year; but, they suffered loss against Carolina Hurricanes He again got recalled by the Penguins in the year 2016 in the month of February and he played nine whole games to finish the season.
In the year 2016, in the month of April, he made his debut in the play-off where he allowed 1 goal and then his team won against the New York Rangers. Two days later after that game, he again recorded his very first NHL playoffs shutout with a 5-0 win over the New York Rangers. There is an actor in IMDB who goes by the same name as the hockey player.
He has an estimated net worth of 550,000 USD as per the stats in the year 2013. With these skills and capacities in ice hockey, he surely enjoys a lucrative amount of salary. The exact figure of his salary is unavailable on the web at the moment.
He is thin but he has a height of 1.93 meters which is an upper hand as a goalkeeper of an ice hockey team. He weighs 81 kilograms. He also has a Twitter account, and he has over 10 thousand followers on his account. He remembers to keep his account updated with his latest info for the sake of his well-wishers and fans.
Regarding his latest games schedules and his stat and ranking in the world, viewers can look at the NHL's official websites and online sports news portals.