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Murphy was on the [[Guelph Biltmores]] team that won the [[Memorial Cup]] in [[1951-52 Memorial Cup Final|1951-52]].
 
Murphy was on the [[Guelph Biltmores]] team that won the [[Memorial Cup]] in [[1951-52 Memorial Cup Final|1951-52]].
   
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In 1952-53 he turned pro late in the season with the Rangers. The December 20, 1953 game between the New York Rangers and [[Montreal Canadiens]] saw stick work between Ron Murphy and [[Bernie Geoffrion]]. Geoffrion wanted to fight and had dropped his stick but Murphy wouldn't let go of his. Geoffrion retrieved his stick and swung it at Murphy until he made contact with his head. Murphy was knocked unconscious, suffered a broken jaw and concussion and missed the reason of the season recovering from the attack. Geoffrion was suspended for all remaining games versus the Rangers for the season.
In 1952-53 he turned pro late in the season with the Rangers. The next year, Murphy got into a notorious fight with [[Bernard Geoffrion]] of the [[Montreal Canadiens]]. The Rangers traded him off to the [[Chicago Blackhawks]] in 1957.
 
   
He won the [[Stanley Cup]] with the Blackhawks in 1960-61.
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The Rangers traded him off to the [[Chicago Blackhawks]] in 1957. He won the [[Stanley Cup]] with the Blackhawks in 1960-61. Later he was traded to the [[Detroit Red Wings]] and then to the [[Boston Bruins]].
   
 
His best year was on a line with [[Phil Esposito]] and [[Wayne Cashman]] which set the league record for scoring by a forward line in the [[1968–69 NHL season]]. He won the [[Stanley Cup]] again with the Bruins in 1969-70 after which he retired.
Later he was traded to the [[Detroit Red Wings]] and then to the [[Boston Bruins]].
 
 
His best year was being on a line with [[Phil Esposito]] and [[Wayne Cashman]] which set the league record for scoring by a forward line in the [[1968–69 NHL season]]. He won the [[Stanley Cup]] again with the Bruins in 1969-70 after which he retired.
 
   
 
After his retirement he coached the [[Kitchener Rangers]] of the [[Ontario Hockey League]] from 1970 to 1972.
 
After his retirement he coached the [[Kitchener Rangers]] of the [[Ontario Hockey League]] from 1970 to 1972.
   
==External links==
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==External Links==
 
*[http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php3?pid%5B%5D=3859 Ron Murphy's career stats] at the [http://www.hockeydb.com/ Internet Hockey Database]
 
*[http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php3?pid%5B%5D=3859 Ron Murphy's career stats] at the [http://www.hockeydb.com/ Internet Hockey Database]
 
*[http://www.hhof.com/html/exSCJ05_20.shtml Picture of Ron Murphy's Name on the 1970 Stanley Cup Plaque]
 
*[http://www.hhof.com/html/exSCJ05_20.shtml Picture of Ron Murphy's Name on the 1970 Stanley Cup Plaque]
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[[Category:Stanley Cup champions]]
 
[[Category:Stanley Cup champions]]
 
[[Category:Memorial Cup winners]]
 
[[Category:Memorial Cup winners]]
[[Category:Stanley Cup champions]]
 
 
[[Category:Retired in 1970]]
 
[[Category:Retired in 1970]]
 
[[Category:Canadian ice hockey players]]
 
[[Category:Canadian ice hockey players]]

Revision as of 23:47, 3 February 2020

Ron Murphy
Ronmurphy.jpg
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams New York Rangers
Chicago Blackhawks
Detroit Red Wings
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1933-04-10)April 10, 1933,
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1952 – 1970

Robert Ronald "Ron" Murphy (born April 10, 1933 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a retired professional player who played for the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins over the course of an 889-game NHL career. He scored 205 goals and 274 assists.

Murphy was on the Guelph Biltmores team that won the Memorial Cup in 1951-52.

In 1952-53 he turned pro late in the season with the Rangers. The December 20, 1953 game between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens saw stick work between Ron Murphy and Bernie Geoffrion. Geoffrion wanted to fight and had dropped his stick but Murphy wouldn't let go of his. Geoffrion retrieved his stick and swung it at Murphy until he made contact with his head. Murphy was knocked unconscious, suffered a broken jaw and concussion and missed the reason of the season recovering from the attack. Geoffrion was suspended for all remaining games versus the Rangers for the season.

The Rangers traded him off to the Chicago Blackhawks in 1957. He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 1960-61. Later he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings and then to the Boston Bruins.

His best year was on a line with Phil Esposito and Wayne Cashman which set the league record for scoring by a forward line in the 1968–69 NHL season. He won the Stanley Cup again with the Bruins in 1969-70 after which he retired.

After his retirement he coached the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League from 1970 to 1972.

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