Keep in mind: any notion of Matt Murray coming to the Avalanche would be for next season. Of course, you all knew that, as the NHL trade deadline happened already – about six years ago. Or so it seems.
The folks over at our sister site – Pittsburgh Hockey Now – reported recently that the Avalanche have been – and continue to be – interested in Penguins goalie Murray, the 25-year-old with two Stanley Cup rings on his fingers but who may be on the way out from Yinzer Town because of salary-cap considerations mostly. I know who their source is on this thing – and it’s a good one.
So, let’s examine whether this makes any real sense or not: