Matt Murray injury update: Penguins G (lower-body) activated from IR

first_imgBackup Tristan Jarry was re-assigned to the AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in a corresponding move.The Penguins have activated goaltender Matt Murray from injured reserve.Goaltender Tristan Jarry has been re-assigned to the @WBSPenguins.Details: https://t.co/HhDIy5Gm1v pic.twitter.com/MZiO33rlmW— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 12, 2018Murray suffered a concussion in October and was later placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury on Nov. 22. He returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since being sidelined, indicating he is close to making his comeback. Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin expresses frustration with officiating after Ottawa loss Pittsburgh finally received some positive news on the injury front.The Penguins on Wednesday announced the team has activated goaltender Matt Murray from injured reserve. “I was playing with it for a few weeks and it was fine,” Murray said Tuesday, via ESPN. “I just tweaked it one day. It didn’t hinder many parts of my game. It’s a specific place. Just giving it time to heal is the biggest thing.”Murray, 24, has a 4.08 GAA and .877 save percentage in 11 games this season as he split time with backup Casey DeSmith.The Penguins have struggled to a 13-10-6 record this season but have won three of their last four games. Pittsburgh is next scheduled to visit Chicago at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday. Related Newslast_img