Senators' Murray headed to IR, Pinto to miss 1-2 weeks

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The Ottawa Senators will place goaltender Matt Murray on injured reserve with a head/neck ailment, head coach D.J. Smith said Sunday, according to the Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch.

The 27-year-old exited Saturday's contest against the New York Rangers in the third period after forward Chris Kreider collided with his head.

Meanwhile, Senators forward Shane Pinto is expected to miss a week or two, but his injury is "a little better than we thought," said Smith.

Pinto left Thursday's game against the San Jose Sharks with an upper-body injury after crashing into the boards following a hard hit from defenseman Mario Ferraro. Smith said at the time that he didn't believe Pinto suffered any structural damage.

Ottawa recalled netminder Filip Gustavsson earlier Sunday.

The Senators take on the Washington Capitals on Monday at 7 p.m. ET.

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