|Born||March 26, 1993,|
|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)
|NHL team||Arizona Coyotes|
|Ntl. team||United States of America|
|NHL Draft||20th overall, 2011|
Connor Murphy (born March 26, 1993 in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Dublin, Ohio) is an American ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League. He was selected 20th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes. His father is former NHL defenseman Gord Murphy.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Murphy was born in Boston when his father, Gord was a member of the Boston Bruins. He grew up in the suburbs of Miami and Atlanta before his family settled in Dublin, Ohio when his father was appointed an assistant coach with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Murphy played junior hockey first with the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets and then with Sarnia Sting in the Ontario Hockey League. Prior to signing with the Sting, Murphy committed to Miami University, but decided to play in the Ontario Hockey League for the Sarnia Sting instead. Murphy has previously played for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program of the United States Hockey League (USHL).
On July 28, 2016, Murphy signed a six-year, $23.1 million contract with the Coyotes.
International play[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for United States|
|Bronze||2015 Czech Republic|
|World Junior Championships|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
Murphy represented the United States internationally playing for Team USA in the 2011 IIHF World U18 Championships with Team USA. He scored 3 goals and had 1 assists in 6 games during the tournament, including the overtime goal in the gold medal game against Sweden.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
International[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Draft Prospect Card - 2011. NHL (2011). Retrieved on June 24, 2011.
- Gintonio, Jim. "Phoenix Coyotes pick Connor Murphy in NHL draft", The Arizona Republic, June 24, 2011. Retrieved on June 25, 2011.
- Kula, Tyler. "UPDATED: Sting land Coyote draft pick Connor Murphy", The Observer. Retrieved on September 11, 2011.
- Murphy Commits to Miami University. USHL (February 4, 2010). Retrieved on June 24, 2011.
- Player breaking news. rotoworld.com (2013-11-16). Retrieved on 2013-11-16.
- Coyotes Sign Murphy to Six-Year Contract. Arizona Coyotes (2016-07-28). Retrieved on 2016-07-28.
- Connor Murphy. eliteprospects.com. Retrieved on June 25, 2011.
- Morreale, Mike G. (April 25, 2011). Murphy scores OT goal to lead U.S. over Sweden. NHL. Retrieved on June 25, 2011.
[edit | edit source]
- Connor Murphy's player profile at Ontario Hockey League
- Connor Murphy's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Connor Murphy's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Phoenix Coyotes first round draft pick