First call: In blowout win, Penguins’ Matt Murray steals show with stunning save
Highlight of highlights
When a hockey team scores nine goals, it’s odd to suggest that a goalie had the best highlight. But, in the case of the Penguins on Thursday, that was true.
The Pens boat-raced Calgary, 9-1. So there was offense aplenty. Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and Patric Hornqvist had two goals each.
But lost in all the firepower is that goaltender Matt Murray almost had a shutout until former Penguin James Neal scored with two minutes remaining.
Neal could’ve had a goal much earlier. But Murray’s stellar save here in the first period prevented that from happening.