Maple Leafs' Matt Murray to Undergo 'Significant' Surgery

The Toronto Maple Leafs opened up training camp on Wednesday and general manager Brad Treliving confirmed goaltender Matt Murray will be undergoing a 'significant' surgery and is expected to find himself on the LTIR for the majority of the season, if not all of it.

Apparently Murray hit himself training during the offseason and now the Maple Leafs will get $4.68 million in cap relief which they can desperately use. Toronto now moves forward with Martin Jones, Joseph Woll and Ilya Samsonov battling for the top two spots in the Leafs' crease.

Murray is in the final season of his contract and is a pending unrestricted free agent at season's end. Last season with the Leafs the two-time Stanley Cup champ recorded a 3.01 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage in 26 appearances.

The Maple Leafs open up their regular season on Oct.11 against the Montreal Canadiens. Samsonov is expected to start and get the majority of the work this season as Jones and Woll will battle it out in camp for the backup slot.

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