The Pittsburgh Penguins made a mystery call-up earlier today, bringing up Casey DeSmith from the WBS Penguins. There still is no official release from the team detailing the reason behind the call-up, but Jonathan Bombulie of TribLIVE appears to have the scoop.
"The Penguins called up goalie Casey DeSmith on Friday while starter Matt Murray is out for personal reasons," Bombulie wrote.
That's as much info as we will likely get, barring any other update from head coach Mike Sullivan following practice today at 4pm.
We won't speculate on what personal reasons have forced Murray out of the lineup, and a slew of moves involving a call-up and PTO signing in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
The Penguins end their CBA mandated bye week this afternoon, returning to practice and taking on the Detroit Red Wings tomorrow afternoon.