Matt Murray Biography

Matt Murray Murray
( 1994 - )
May 14, 2018
First published on:May 14, 2018

Facts of Matt Murray Biography

Date of Birth: 1994 May 25
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Gender: Male

A professional Canadian ice hockey goaltender, Matt Murray was selected by the Penguins in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He is also popular for being the first goaltender in NHL history to win Stanley Cups as a rookie.

 

Matt Murray made his NHL playoff debut by allowing just 1 goal at the Penguins defeated the New York Ranger 3-1. So stick with us to know more about Matt's early life, career, education, net worth, salary and much more.

Matt Murray's Early life and Education

Matt Murray was born on May 25, 1994, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He started playing with the Thunder Bay Minor Hockey Association from his childhood. Regarding his nationality, Matt is Canadian and belongs to white ethnicity.

Murray spends his young age playing AA before he moved to Thunder Bay Kings AAA programs. He led his King to a 3-2 season with the Kings and appeared in 40 games with a 2.28 GAA and shutouts. He was selected in the 2nd round of 2010 OHL Priority Selection by the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and played major hockey in the Ontario Hockey League.

Matt Murray's Career

As Matt began his career since his childhood, in 2013, he signed a 3 years entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He set an AHL record for the longest shutout streak by not allowing any of the goals for 304 minutes and 11 seconds.

Matt even set a record by breaking a record for rookie AHL goaltenders. After winning the Baz Bastien Memorial Awards as the League's best goaltender, he was selected to AHL First All-Star Team and Rookie Team.

[ CAPTION: Matt Murray' ][ SOURCE: HFBoards ]

In the 2015-2016 season, Matt was recalled from the AHL to the Pittsburgh Penguins and made his NHL debut in a 2-1 loss against the Carolina Hurricanes. And in 2016, he was again called up by Pittsburgh Penguins and then he started his 9th games to finish the season.

Matt made his NHL playoff debut by allowing 1 goal as the Penguins defeated the New York Ranger 3-1 and recorded his first NHL playoff shutout in a 5-0 win over the Ranger.

[ CAPTION: Matt Murray ][ SOURCE: NHLAuctions ]

In the season 2016-2017, Matt broke his hand and could not play during international play. But a gap, he returns and recorded 32 wind, a. 923 save percentage, 2.41 GAA, and 4 shutouts.

Matt finished the season by holding the position within the top 10 of the NHL qualified goaltenders and even represented Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

[ CAPTION: Matt Murray ][ SOURCE: Sporting News ]

During 2017-2018 season, Matt was struck in the head with a puck shot by teammate Olli Maatta and was forced to leave the season. Finally, he returned in February 2018 and played against New York Islanders. He recorded the longest playoff shutout streak in the history of Penguins at 225:49.

Matt Murray's Personal Life

Well, Matt is in a relationship with Christina Sirignano. They have been dating since Murry's Junior Days. Christina always has been supporting Matt in every step of his life.

[ CAPTION: Matt Murray in a relationship with Christina Sirignano ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

They are also an animal lover and has a Newfoundland puppy. They are very much active in supporting the Thunder Bay and District Humane Society. We hope that they will soon take their relationship to the next level.

[ CAPTION: Matt Murray and Christina Sirignano with their Newfoundland puppy ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Matt Murray's Net worth

Matt has accumulated a decent amount of money from his ice hockey career. Moreover, his net worth is under review and his salary is estimated to be $575, 000.  Apart from his career, he is also active in social media as he has 27,2 k followers and 165 posts on Instagram and 55.7 k followers and 1019 tweets on Twitter.

May 14, 2018
First published on:May 14, 2018
by ranamonika


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