Stars sign goaltender Matt Murray to a one-year entry-level contract
FRISCO, Texas – Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed goaltender Matt Murray to a one-year, entry-level contract that runs through the 2022-23 season.
Murray, 24, has appeared in five games this season for the Texas Stars, the Stars’ developmental affiliate in the American Hockey League, posting a 2-2-0 record, including one shutout. In his first professional season, he ranks fourth among rookie goalies and tied for 10th in the league in 2.00 goals-against average and fourth among rookies and 16th in the league in save percentage of .926. Murray finished the 2021-22 season on an amateur tryout with Texas, posting a 5-1-0 record, a 1.68 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage.
Prior to joining Texas, Murray played five seasons at the University of Massachusetts (NCAA), where he helped UMass capture its first NCAA Championship in 2021. He finished his amateur career with a record 83-43-4, a 2.21 goals-against average and a .916 Save Percentage in 143 games.
The 6-foot-1, 195-pound native of St. Albert, Alberta, signed a two-year AHL contract with the Texas Stars on July 18.
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