Aggressive Murray bounces back yet again

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Ask Matt Murray if he's relieved to have Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final behind him, just some simple small talk, and you'll get what I got late Monday night, "Oh, yeah, I know, right?"

You know for a second he doesn't mean it.

He can't mean it.

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Because to mean it, he'd first have to betray some infinitesimal semblance of angst on the ice and, as the whole of the hockey world witnessed with the Penguins' 3-1 throttling of the Sharks at SAP Center, this remarkable rookie turned in 23 saves without breaking a bead of sweat.

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"You can just see nothing bothers him," Phil Kessel was saying.

"So steady," Olli Maatta said.

"He's just so cool back there, so calm," Ian Cole said. "I think that's something that we all feed off, and we have all through the playoffs."

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