Fan favorite Douglas Murray has been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a second round pick in 2013, and a conditional second round pick in 2014. Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson had this to say about Douglas Murray:
“We have tremendous respect for Douglas as a hockey player and a person,” said Wilson. “He has been a warrior for our hockey club for the past eight seasons and he has been in the Sharks family for the past 14 years. This deal places Douglas in a quality situation which he deserves.”
Murray was originally selected by San Jose in the eighth round (241st overall) in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He leaves ranked 13th in games played (451) on the Sharks all-time list, posting 59 points (six goals, 53 assists), 361 penalty minutes and a +32 rating.