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Ryan Murphy | Defenseman

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (21) / 3/31/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 176
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Ryan Murphy has been promoted by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Murphy will play in Tuesday's game if he can make it to the arena in time. It's a good bet that he will, so look for him to play alongside Tim Gleason. Murphy has five assists and 16 games with Carolina this season. Jan 27 - 5:02 PM

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Ryan Murphy has been assigned to the minors.

Murphy is eligible for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic, so this will allow him to play in that event. He has 17 assists in 23 games with the AHL Charlotte Checkers in 2014-15. Carolina won't play again until Jan. 27 and the AHL's All-Star festivities will take place from Jan. 25-26, so the Hurricanes will still have the option of summoning him before they play next.
Jan 21 - 10:34 AM

Ryan Murphy will skate with Ron Hainsey as Carolina's third defensive pairing Friday night against Vancouver.

Murphy will be 22 years old in March and has 41 points in 48 games with AHL Charlotte over the last three seasons. However he has just 17 points in 65 NHL games with Carolina. His offensive upside is clear, but it also hasn't quite blossomed just yet.
Jan 16 - 7:00 PM

Ryan Murphy had two assists in a 5-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres.

Murphy has three assists in 11 games this season. In the long-term, he has some offensive upside, but it could be years before he has much fantasy value in standard leagues.
Jan 9 - 10:31 AM

Ryan Murphy will sub in for Tim Gleason on Wednesday night against Pittsburgh.

Murphy has 17 points, all assists, in 23 games for AHL Charlotte this season, and is expected to help improve Carolina's dreadful offense. Gleason meanwhile holds the team lead in hits 83, which ranks him in the top-60 in the NHL. He also has 30 PIMs and 49 blocks in 33 games.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 07:12:00 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have promoted Ryan Murphy.

John-Michael Liles is sidelined with an illness, so Murphy will help fill the void. Murphy has 17 assists in 23 AHL contests in 2014-15. He also has a point in six games with Carolina.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 06:53:00 PM

Ryan Murphy has been demoted to the minors.

In six games with the Hurricanes, he has contributed one assist and a minus-3 rating. Murphy logged a season-high 22:35 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Vancouver.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 06:50:00 PM

Ryan Murphy (lower body) was able to play on Tuesday.

Murphy missed Friday's contest due to the ailment. He has an assist and minus-three rating in six games this season.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 08:27:00 AM

Ryan Murphy will serve as a forward on Tuesday.

Murphy is playing on the fourth line though, so he isn't expected to do much offensively. He does have the potential to develop into an offensive defenseman, but the Hurricanes have plenty of veteran alternatives to fill that role.
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Ryan Murphy had an assist in Thursday's 2-1 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.

It was Murphy's first point in three games this season. He's got a fair amount of offensive upside and he's worth keeping an eye on given that he's averaged 4:20 minutes of power-play ice time per game.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 04:52:00 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes' Saturday tweaks appear to include Ryan Murphy joining the lineup in favorite of Ron Hainsey.

Murphy scored 12 points, blocked 58 shots, fired 81 shots on goal and registered a -9 rating in 48 games during the 2013-14 season.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014 12:46:00 PM

Carolina has returned Ryan Murphy to the minors.

He has two goals and 12 points in 48 games this campaign. Murphy has 19 points in 19 matches with AHL Charlotte.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 01:50:00 PM

Ryan Murphy was called up from the minors on Saturday.

Murphy was a minus-two in 10:29 minutes as he played his first game with the Hurricanes since he was sent down on March 25. The former 12th overall pick in the 2011 Draft has offensive upside and should be looked at next season in pools despite his two goal and 12 point performance in 47 games this season.
Sun, Apr 6, 2014 02:35:00 AM

Ryan Murphy has been sent to the minors.

Murphy has two goals and 12 points in 46 games in 2013-14. The 2011 first-round pick has a fair amount of offensive upside and he'll be worth keeping an eye on next season.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 12:33:00 PM

Ryan Murphy sustained an upper-body injury during Tuesday's game against Columbus.

Murphy was slammed into the boards by Columbus' Blake Comeau during the first period and that incident caused Murphy to leave the game. The Hurricanes defenseman has two goals and 12 points in 46 games this season.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 09:13:00 AM

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2Victor Rask
3Jay McClement
4Brad Malone
5Andrej Nestrasil
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Jordan Staal
3Nathan Gerbe
4Jiri Tlusty
5Chris Terry
6Brendan Woods
RW1Alexander Semin
2Elias Lindholm
3Pat Dwyer
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D1Justin Faulk
2Andrej Sekera
3Ron Hainsey
4Ryan Murphy
5Tim Gleason
6John-Michael Liles
7Brett Bellemore
G1Cam Ward
2Anton Khudobin