|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
185 lb (84 kg)
|Teams||New York Rangers|
Detroit Red Wings
|Born||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.
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.
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.