For the player of the same name who is a goaltender, please see Mike Murphy (goaltender).

Mike Murphy
Mikemurphy.jpg
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (0 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams St. Louis Blues
New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born September 12 1950 (1950-09-12) (age 70),
Toronto, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 25th overall, 1970
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1971 – 1983


Mike Murphy (born September 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former hockey player in the NHL, and former head coach in the NHL and IHL.

As a player, he played for the St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, and had a brief stint with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. He has career totals in the NHL of 231 goals, 318 assists for 556 total points in 831 games played. Following his playing career, he decided to get into coaching. Upon retiring from hockey from the Los Angeles Kings, he became their assistant coach and soon thereafter promoted to head coach. He later became head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Currently, Murphy is the NHL vice-president of hockey operations.

Awards[edit | edit source]

Coaching record[edit | edit source]

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
LAK 1986–87 38 13 21 4 - (70) 4th in Smythe Lost in First Round
LAK 1987–88 27 7 16 4 - (68) 4th in Smythe (fired)
TOR 1996–97 82 30 44 8 - 68 6th in Central Did Not Qualify
TOR 1997-98 82 30 43 9 - 69 6th in Central Did Not Qualify
Preceded by
Terry Harper
Los Angeles Kings captains
1975-81
Succeeded by
Dave Lewis
Preceded by
Pat Quinn
Head Coaches of the Los Angeles Kings
1986–1988
Succeeded by
Rogie Vachon
Preceded by
Nick Beverley
Head Coaches of the Toronto Maple Leafs
1996–1998
Succeeded by
Pat Quinn
Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coaches
ARENAS: D. Carroll • ST. PATS: Heffernan • Sproule • F. Carroll • O'Donoghue • Querrie • Powers • Rodden •
MAPLE LEAFS: Romeril • Smythe • Duncan • Irvin • Day • Primeau • Clancy • Meeker • Reay • Imlach • McLellan • Kelly • Neilson • Smith • Duff • Crozier • Nykoluk • Maloney • Brophy • Armstrong • Carpenter • Watt • Burns • Beverley • Murphy • Quinn • Maurice • Wilson • Carlyle • Babcock • Keefe
Los Angeles Kings Head Coaches
Kelly • Laycoe • Wilson • Regan • Glover • Pulford • Stewart • Berry • MacDonald • Perry • Vachon • Neilson • Quinn • Murphy • Ftorek • Webster • Melrose • Robinson • A. Murray • Torchetti • Crawford • T. Murray • Sutter • McLellan


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