Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury: Deferring to Matt Murray in Game 4

Fleury stayed on the ice late after morning skate Friday since Matt Murray has been appointed the starter against the Senators for Game 4 that evening, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

The first goalie to leave the ice is almost always the one to start that night, and it's been explicitly stated that Murray will make his first start of the 2017 postseason. Evidently, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan doesn't want to take his chances with Fleury after he coughed up four goals on nine shots in Game 3. The decision to go with Murray, who was instrumental in helping the Penguins claim the Stanley Cup trophy last June, definitely wasn't made in haste; Sully took all of Thursday to mull it over despite what must've been intense pressure from the media to tip his hand. Pittsburgh finds itself in a 2-1 series deficit with another game in the Canadian capital on tap.

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