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Murray's playoff shutout streak ends at nearly 4 full games

theScore logo theScore 4/14/2018 Craig Hagerman

a person skiing on the snow © Justin Berl / Getty Images Sport / Getty Matt Murray has finally been scored on.

With the Philadelphia Flyers' first goal of the series in Game 2, the Pittsburgh Penguins netminder saw his playoff shutout streak snapped at 225:49 - or nearly the equivalent of four full games.

Shayne Gostisbehere fired a power-play goal past Murray with just 37 seconds left in the first period Friday, marking the first time the 23-year-old has given up a playoff goal since Viktor Arvidsson of the Nashville Predators scored in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final last season.

Murray's streak still stands as the best in franchise history, but with a shutout in Game 2, he could have set a record for the most consecutive playoff shutouts in NHL history.

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