Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) stops a shot by San Jose Sharks' Joonas Donskoi (27) during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Pittsburgh. Gene J. Puskar AP Photo

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) stops a shot by San Jose Sharks’ Joonas Donskoi (27) during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Pittsburgh. Gene J. Puskar AP Photo

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is out three-to-six weeks with a broken hand.

Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford announced the injury Saturday on the second day of training camp.

Murray broke his right hand while playing for Team North America at the World Cup of Hockey. Murray said he jammed his thumb in North America’s loss to Russia on Monday and was held out of its game on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old went 15-6 with a 2.08 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in the playoffs last spring as the Penguins won the Stanley Cup. This injury makes it unlikely Murray will be available for opening night against the Washington Capitals on Oct. 13 when the Penguins raise the fourth Cup banner in franchise history.

 

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