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Ryan Murphy | Defenseman | #7

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (22) / 3/31/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (12) / CAR
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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

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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

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.
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 09:46:00 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.
Tue, Apr 7, 2015 06:46:00 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.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 10:54:00 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.
Sun, Mar 22, 2015 09:14:00 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).
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 04:08:00 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.
Sat, Mar 14, 2015 06:26:00 PM

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