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Penguins goalie Murray goes home because of family matter

DeSmith recalled from minors; Pittsburgh returns from five-day break Saturday @NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray has gone home to Ontario because of a family matter.

Murray, 23, is 15-12-1 with a 2.93 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 31 games this season.

The Penguins recalled goaltender Casey DeSmith from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League on Friday. DeSmith, 26, is 0-1-0 with a 3.00 GAA and .833 save percentage in two games with the Penguins this season.

Pittsburgh plays the Detroit Red Wings at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday (1 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN, ATTSN-PT, FS-D, NHL.TV) in its first game back after its five-day schedule break. They play the New York Rangers at home Sunday (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV).

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