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NHL Buzz: Murray placed on long-term injured list by Maple Leafs

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Matt Murray He was placed on the long-term injured list by the Maple Leafs on Saturday due to an adductor muscle injury.

The goalie was scheduled to play against the Ottawa Senators (7pm ET; CBC, SNO, SNW, SNP, ESPN+, SN NOW), but after consulting with goalie coach Curtis Sanford, the first series was announced. After a few drills we left the ice for a morning skating.

“That happened in skating today. He was 100 percent fine (after starting Wednesday against the Montreal Canadiens),” Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keef said.

Murray made 19 saves in his debut for the Maple Leafs in a 4–3 loss to the Canadiens. He was acquired in a deal with the Senators on July 11th.

keefe said Ilya SamsonovAfter making 24 saves in Thursday’s 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals, he’s gearing up to look like he’ll start, but Murray still won’t play if he’s medically cleared. I can.

Goaltender Eric Kalgren has been urgently recalled from Toronto of the American Hockey League. — Dave McCarthy

new jersey devils

Nico Hisie Makes the Devils season debut against the Red Wings (7 p.m. ET; MSG, BSDET, ESPN+, SN NOW).

Center missed Thursday’s 5-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers after suffering a hamstring strain in a 2-1 preseason win over the Canadiens on Sept. 26.

“I feel good, I definitely feel more confident and I think I will be able to compete tonight,” Hisie said. “I feel where I want to be. I’m definitely excited about this game. “

Hisiar had NHL career-high goals (21), assists (39) and points (60) in 70 games last season.

“I think when Nico comes in, everything changes,” coach Lindy Ruff said. “We’ve got a great competitor, a really good leader. We know what he can do. I was a little disappointed that he had to lose time, but obviously It would be great to have him back in.” — Mike G. Moreale

st louis blues

Alexei Trobchenko They will face the Columbus Blue Jackets in the season opener (8 PM ET, BSMW, BSOH, ESPN+, SN NOW).

The forward initially had shoulder surgery in the July offseason and was expected to be out by mid-December, but Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said he has four to five months to recover before Trobchenko is reassessed. said it was necessary.

“He’s ready,” Blues coach Craig Bellube said Saturday. “We’re excited, he’s excited. He’s a good player for us. I thought last year he brought a lot to our team and the playoffs. I’m really excited to start playing soon.”

Trobchenko had two goals in 28 regular-season games and two assists in 12 Stanley Cup playoff games last season.

“Yeah, 100 percent,” Trobchenko was asked if he was playing Friday. You can see the status of the

Forward Logan BrownThe Americans, who suffered an upper-body injury in a 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars on October 1, will not practice or plan to play on Friday. — Lou Colac

Philadelphia Flyers

forward Owen Tippett When Cam Atkinsonand Defenseman Rasmus Ristrainen The Flyers were out when they hosted the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.

Tippett has been placed on the injured reserve list after suffering an upper body injury in a collision with the Devils forward Ondrej Palat There are 36 seconds left in the first period after Thursday’s 5-2 victory.

Atkinson (upper body) and Listreinen (undisclosed) daily. Atkinson has been out since his September 25th. Ristreinen left practice early Wednesday morning, but coach John Tortorella said the injury was lingering.

Forward Jackson Cates Recalled from the Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League, defenseman Ronnie Attard was sent to the AHL.Forward Hayden Hodgson was waived and forward Linus Sandin cleared his waiver and returned to Sweden for personal reasons. — Adam Kimmelman

boston bruins

Jake Debrasque Due to an upper body injury, he will not be playing the Bruins against the Arizona Coyotes (7 p.m. ET, NESN, BSAZ, ESPN+, SN NOW).

“He’s not eligible to play tomorrow, but we think he’ll be back sooner than we originally expected, so that’s good news,” Bruins coach Jim Montgomery said Friday.

DeBrusk was injured in Thursday’s 5-2 victory over the Capitals. Alex Ovechkin 40 seconds left in the second period.

Trent Frederick Entering the lineup with DeBrusk unavailable.

arizona coyote

Nick Schmaltz Not playing for the Coyotes on the Bruins (7pm ET; NESN, BSAZ, ESPN+, SN NOW).

The forward suffered an upper body injury in the first period of Thursday’s season-opening 6-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Schmaltz was second to the Coyotes in goals (23) and points (59) in 63 games last season.