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Penguins' Murray leaves game with injury

Goalie was hit in head by Flyers forward Brayden Schenn in first period

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / Deputy Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA -- Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray left the game with 2:35 left in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.

Flyers forward Brayden Schenn cut through the crease with the puck and took a shot that Murray stopped, but Schenn's leg collided with Murray's head, knocking off the rookie goalie's mask. Murray, who is 7-0-0 with a 2.10 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in his past seven games, was examined by the medical staff on the ice then escorted up the tunnel into the locker room.

Jeff Zatkoff replaced Murray. It was Zatkoff's first game since Feb. 20. He allowed a goal to Wayne Simmonds on the first shot he faced at 18:57, tying the score at 1-1.

Murray was not on the bench to start the second period.

"We don't really have an update. For precautionary reasons, it makes sense for us to keep him out," coach Mike Sullivan told NBCSN during an on-bench interview.

The Penguins, who have locked up second place in the Matropolitan Division and home ice in the Eastern Conference First Round. are missing No. 1 goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, who is out indefinitely with a concussion.

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