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Ryan Murphy | Defenseman | #7

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/31/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (12) / CAR
Contract: view contract details

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Ryan Murphy has signed a two-year, $1.575 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Murphy will earn $750,000 next season and $825,000 in 2017-18. He had 10 assists in 35 games with the Hurricanes last season. "Ryan is still a young player at 23, and has shown he can contribute offensively from the blue line," said Hurricanes GM Ron Francis. "He has developed through our system and we look forward to seeing his game continue to grow." Jul 15 - 6:24 PM

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Ryan Murphy has been assigned to Charlotte Checkers of the AHL.

Charlotte is trying to lock down their spot in the AHL playoffs and getting the offensive blueliner back could help. Murphy has seven goals and 22 points in 30 games with the Checkers this season.
Apr 11 - 4:18 PM

Ryan Murphy (upper body) is projected to be back in the lineup on Tuesday.

Coach Bill Peters said that Murphy is good to go after he missed Saturday's game with an upper-body injury. Murphy has collected seven assists in 26 games with the Hurricanes this season.
Mar 21 - 12:25 PM

Ryan Murphy was scratched by the Hurricanes for Saturday's game with an upper body injury.

The 22 year old has only played in 26 games this season while only posting seven assists with a -1 rating.
Mar 20 - 8:40 AM

Ryan Murphy recorded two assists in Carolina's 4-3 win against Ottawa on Tuesday.

Murphy now has three points in as many games since being summoned by the Hurricanes. Incoming his past stints with Carolina, he has seven assists in 22 contests this season. He's expected to spend the rest of the season with the Hurricanes thanks to the John-Michael Liles trade.
Mar 9 - 9:05 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have called up Ryan Murphy.

Carolina had a defensive opening after trading John-Michael Liles to Boston on Monday. Murphy has four assists in 19 games this season with the Hurricanes this season.
Mar 1 - 8:57 AM

Ryan Murphy has been reassigned to AHL Charlotte.

He suited up for the Hurricanes last Wednesday during his recent call up from the minors. Murphy has four assists in 19 NHL outings this year.
Feb 8 - 6:30 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled Ryan Murphy from the minors.

The Hurricanes last sent Murphy down to the minors on December 5 and he has five goals and 16 points in 22 AHL games this season. The defenseman has a lot of offensive talent but has had trouble establishing himself in the NHL since he was drafted 12th overall in 2011. Murphy has four assists in 18 NHL games this season.
Feb 1 - 7:47 AM

Ryan Murphy has been sent back to Charlotte of the AHL.

The blueliner was recalled on Monday, played Thursday and was sent down again Friday. He suffered a concussion on November 14 and while he had three points in two AHL games last week, the Hurricanes thought he wasn't ready to return to the NHL at this time.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 06:57:00 AM

It looks like Ryan Murphy might get some power-play ice time on Thursday.

Murphy was practicing on the second unit with John-Michael Liles, Jeff Skinner, Kris Versteeg, and Riley Nash. Murphy was recalled on Tuesday after spending two games in the AHL. "He was playing real well before he got hurt," Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said. "He missed two weeks, which is a significant amount of time. He went down, got his timing back and now he’s ready to play. We assume he’s going to pick up right where he left off."
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 10:32:00 AM

Ryan Murphy has been called up by Carolina.

He played two games with Charlotte in the AHL this past weekend after recovering from a concussion and he registered three points in two games. In 17 games with Carolona, Murphy has four assists and 29 shots.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 05:27:00 PM

Ryan Murphy has been sent to the minors.

Murphy had been dealing with a concussion, but he's recovered from that injury. He has four assists in 17 contests this season.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 02:57:00 PM

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.
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 01:41:00 PM

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.
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 05:18:00 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.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 05:21:00 AM

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