Carl Hagelin

Penguins will feel pain of Matt Murray's injury at World Cup of Hockey

Penguins will feel pain of Matt Murray's injury at World Cup of Hockey

In an announcement sure to ignite debate over the risks that NHL teams face when their players participate in international tournaments, the Pittsburgh Penguins said Saturday that goaltender Matt Murray — who was essential to their Stanley Cup championship run last spring — will be out three to six weeks because of a broken hand. Murray sustained the injury while playing for Team North America in the World Cup of Hockey.

Also on Saturday, Calgary and Sweden center Mikael Backlund returned to Calgary for rehabilitation of a concussion he suffered during a preliminary-round World Cup game in Toronto. Previously, Dallas and Canada forward Tyler Seguin suffered a hairline...

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