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Video: Matt Murray’s miraculous stick save stymies Oilers

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We have another Save of the Year candidate!

And this most recent entry belongs to Penguins goalie Matt Murray, who absolutely robbed Oilers forward Mark Letestu of what looked to be a sure goal during the second period by desperately throwing out the paddle of his goalie stick to make the miraculous stop.

That kept the game -- featuring Connor McDavid against Sidney Crosby -- scoreless midway through the second period. Not only did Murray make the stick save, but the Oilers also couldn’t bury their two chances during the immediate scramble in front of the Penguins net.


Cam Tucker is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @CamTucker_Sport.