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Ryan Murphy | Defenseman

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (22) / 3/31/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
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Ryan Murphy is going through the concussion protocol.
Terrible news for the young defender, and the Hurricanes who are counting on Murphy to reinvigorate his progression as a offensive blue liner. Murphy suffered the injury in the second period Saturday and did not return. The 22-year-old has four points in 17 games this season, and just 29 points in 106 career games. Nov 15 - 1:41 PM

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Ryan Murphy suffered an upper body injury in the second period Saturday and did not return.

The defenseman was drafted 12th overall in 2011 and does have offensive upside as he is a puck moving blueliner, but has only four assists in 17 games thus far. Consider him day-to-day.
Nov 15 - 5:18 AM

Ryan Murphy has been held off the scoresheet in seven of his last eight games.

Murphy now has four points in 14 games this season. He's someone that might prove to be a great fantasy asset eventually, but isn't worth gambling on yet if you're in a standard league.
Nov 9 - 5:21 AM

Ryan Murphy had an assist in Carolina's 1-0 win over Colorado on Wednesday.

Murphy has two points in six games this season. The 22-year-old has excelled offensively in the AHL, but that hasn't quite translated to the top level yet. He's still worth keeping an eye on though.
Oct 22 - 9:46 AM

Ryan Murphy will tag in for Danny Biega for Tuesday night's match with the Detroit Red Wings.

Biega has had a nice beginning to his NHL career through 10 games, posting a pair of assists, seven blocks, and 27 hits from the blue line. Murphy returns after missing Monday's game with the Sabres. He's posted three goals, 12 points, 18 hits, and 34 blocks through 34 games this season.
Apr 7 - 6:46 PM

Ryan Murphy found the back of the net in a 5-2 victory over Pittsburgh.

Murphy has three goals and 11 points in 29 contests in 2014-15. He has enough offensive upside to make him worth keeping on your radar going into the 2015-16 campaign.
Mar 27 - 10:54 AM

Ryan Murphy scored a goal in a 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.

Murphy has two goals and 10 points in 27 contests in 2014-15. He's worth keeping in the back of your mind because he should have some fantasy value in a couple years.
Mar 22 - 9:14 AM

Ryan Murphy (illness) is expected to return on Tuesday.

Murphy missed two games due to the disease. He'll help fill the void left by Rasmus Rissanen (knee).
Mar 17 - 4:08 PM

Ryan Murphy and Patrick Dwyer will be scratched versus the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

While Murphy played through his undisclosed illness on Thursday night, Coach Peters said that Murphy indicated that he didn't feel strong enough to go again. Murphy, who has nine points and 25 blocks through 24 games this season, is not expected to miss much time. Dwyer meanwhile has amassed 10 points and 116 hits through 57 games this season. Neither have much fantasy value, unfortunately.
Mar 14 - 6:26 PM

Ryan Murphy will be re-inserted into Carolina's lineup for Sunday's game against Edmonton.

Murphy was a healthy scratch in Friday's game but the youngster should be back on Sunday. Murphy was paired with Rasmus Rissanen during Saturday's practice.
Mar 7 - 3:47 PM

Ryan Murphy is expected to spend Friday's game in the press box.

Murphy was activated off the injured reserve list Friday morning, but for now it seems that has just resulted in him making the transition from a sidelined player to a healthy scratch. He has a goal and seven points in 21 games in 2014-15.
Mar 6 - 6:49 PM

Ryan Murphy (leg) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Murphy has been sidelined for 11 straight games due to the injury. He has a goal and seven points in 21 games this season.
Mar 6 - 10:42 AM

Ryan Murphy will miss the next four weeks due to a leg injury.

The good news is that Murphy won't require surgery to repair the damage. The Hurricanes have moved him to the injured reserve list, which isn't surprising given the timetable. He has a goal and seven points in 21 contests in 2014-15.
Feb 10 - 4:06 PM

Ryan Murphy (lower body) won't play Thursday, but a timetable for his return remains unclear.

"He saw the doctor yesterday, and everything was as positive as it can be," coach Bill Peters said. "... Day-to-day or week-to-week, I'm not sure what it is." Murphy had an MRI Monday, but there was no update on his condition.
Feb 9 - 2:15 PM

Ryan Murphy (lower body) did not play on Saturday and will have an MRI on Monday.

The Hurricanes have been out West this week, was injured Thursday against Arizona. The former 12th overall pick in the 2011 Draft has a goal and seven points in 21 games this season. He is another one to keep an eye on for the 2015-16 season as he has a lot of offensive upside.
Feb 8 - 8:10 AM

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