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Doug Murray | Defenseman

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/12/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 240
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Doug Murray's return from a three-game suspension lasted for about half of Thursday's loss to the New York Islanders.
He was assessed a five-minute major for checking Johan Sundstrom from behind and received a game misconduct. However, the NHL has already said that Murray won't be suspended for the infraction. Apr 11 - 8:03 AM

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Doug Murray is eligible to get back into Montreal's lineup on Thursday.

He has finished serving his three-game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Tampa Bay's Mike Kostka.
Apr 10 - 2:14 PM

Doug Murray has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head of Tampa Bay defenseman Mike Kostka.

The incident occurred on Tuesday late in the third period and it left Kostka concussed. Murray won't be eligible to return until next Thursday when the Canadiens host the New York Islanders on Apr. 10.
Apr 3 - 2:25 PM

Doug Murray will face a disciplinary hearing Thursday for an illegal check to the head on Tampa Bay's Mike Kostka on Tuesday night.

Murray received a match penalty on the play. The incident occurred late in the third period. Kostka was eventually able to get up under his own power.
Apr 2 - 10:46 AM

Doug Murray will dress on Saturday.

He's been a healthy scratch for Montreal's past three games. Just an FYI, as Murray is only viable in very deep leagues that credit shot blocks and hits.
Mar 22 - 3:20 PM

Doug Murray had a game to forget against Detroit Friday night.

He partnered with P.K. Subban and was on the ice for Detroit's first three goals in a 4-1 loss. Murray is going to have to do a better job if he wants to stay in the Habs' lineup.
Jan 25 - 11:57 AM

Doug Murray is ready to return from his lower-body injury.

He missed Saturday's game against Toronto because of the ailment, but he should be available for Wednesday's match versus Pittsburgh.
Jan 21 - 9:00 AM

Doug Murray won't play Saturday because of a lower-body injury.

Raphael Diaz isn't expected to suit up either because of the flu. Nathan Beaulieu and Francis Bouillon will take their spots on the back end against Toronto.
Jan 18 - 1:34 PM

Doug Murray had two assists in Montreal's 4-3 overtime loss on Saturday.

Murray didn't record a single point in his first 22 games of the 2013-14 campaign. He shouldn't be on your radar in anything but the deepest of leagues.
Jan 5 - 10:20 AM

Douglas Murray will be in the lineup agsainst the Islanders Saturday night.

He and Francis Buillon are essentially sharing the Habs' sixth defenceman position. Look for Buillon to be a healthy scratch Saturday.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 10:03:00 AM

Doug Murray (undisclosed) returned on Saturday after a one-game absence.

Murray had five blocked shots and three hits in 14:24 minutes of playing time in Montreal's 4-2 win over Toronto. He sustained the ailment during his fight with Buffalo's John Scott on Wednesday.
Sun, Dec 1, 2013 10:11:00 AM

Doug Murray skipped practice Thursday after he was beaten into a bloody mess on Wednesday against Buffalo.

He dropped the gloves with enforcer John Scott in the third period of Montreal's 3-1 victory. Murray required stitches on his forehead after the altercation. It doesn't sound like he'll play Friday and Francis Bouillon is set to replace him.
Thu, Nov 28, 2013 03:11:00 PM

Doug Murray will be a healthy scratch Saturday against the New York Rangers.

Alexei Emelin will make his season debut after recovering from knee surgery. Murray has 25 hits, 26 blocks and a minus-5 rating in nine games this season.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 06:29:00 PM

Doug Murray registered a game-high six hits and recorded three blocks in Montreal's 2-1 win over Dallas.

He logged 12:00 of ice time after playing 14:21 in his Canadiens debut Monday night. Murray was much more physical in his second outing and he should provide some physicality to the team's back end.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 07:27:00 AM

Doug Murray logged 14:21 minutes in his Canadiens' debut on Monday.

Murray missed the start of the season due to a shoulder injury. He had a hit and an interference penalty in 14:21 minutes of playing time.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 09:54:00 AM

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