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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 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. Oct 21 - 6:12 PM

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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.
Oct 17 - 4:52 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.
Oct 11 - 12:46 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.
Apr 10 - 1:50 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.
Apr 6 - 2:35 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.
Mar 25 - 12:33 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.
Mar 19 - 9:13 AM

Ryan Murphy led the Carolina Hurricanes in ice time on Saturday.

Murphy played 26:51 minutes including 2:22 on the power play as he played only his second game since January 13 as he was recalled on Thursday from the AHL where he had a goal and 18 points in 16 games. The former 12th overall pick in the 2011 Draft has plenty of offensive upside and is worth looking at in deeper and keeper pools.
Mar 9 - 7:01 AM

Ryan Murphy has been summoned from the minors.

Since heading down to AHL Charlotte on Jan. 24, the offensive blueliner has registered one goal and 17 assists in 16 games. Murphy had an 11-game point streak at the time of his recall and he has 11 points in 39 outings with the Hurricanes this season.
Mar 6 - 12:52 PM

Ryan Murphy hopes to stick with the Carolina Hurricanes when he gets his NHL shot again.

He was sent to the minors on Jan. 24 to play with Charlotte during the Olympic break. "It's obviously tough from being in the NHL to go to the AHL, but I'm a 20-year-old kid and hopefully I have a long, bright future in store for me," he said. "I have to take this as a learning experience, play hard down here, try to contribute, be a solid defenseman, contribute on the power play. And when I get my shot to put on the Hurricanes jersey again, I'm going to do my best to stick in the lineup and not come back down." Murphy has 11 points in 39 games with Carolina this season.
Feb 19 - 12:57 PM

Ryan Murphy has been sent to the minors.

Murphy will be allowed to play with AHL Charlotte through the Olympic break. He has two goals and 11 points in 39 games with Carolina in 2013-14.
Jan 24 - 12:41 PM

Ryan Murphy registered two assists in a 4-3 overtime victory on Thursday.

Murphy snapped an eight-game point drought. He has two goals and 11 points in 35 games this season.
Jan 3 - 9:29 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have decided to make Ryan Murphy a healthy scratch against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.

Murphy has gone seven games without a point, which is likely a big part of why he's in street clothes today. He's only owned in one percent of Yahoo leagues, so this obviously isn't a high impact move.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 05:11:00 PM

Ryan Murphy had an assist in Carolina's 5-2 win over Nashville on Thursday.

Murphy has two goals and seven assists in 26 games this season. He's a solid bet to end up with around 25 points. That might not be enough to entice you to pick him up in standard league, but his offensive upside makes him a great guy to hold onto in keeper leagues.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 09:06:00 AM

Ryan Murphy scored but the Hurricanes lost 3-2 in the shootout against the Wild on Saturday night.

Just 20 and on a struggling team, Murphy is putting together a strong early start to the season with two goals and six points, with an even (zero) plus/minus rating. Jiri Tlusty potted the other goal. Drayson Bowman, Alexander Semin and Brett Bellemore had the helpers.
Sat, Nov 9, 2013 10:19:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Eric Staal
2Victor Rask
3Jay McClement
4Brad Malone
5Jordan Staal
6Brody Sutter
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Nathan Gerbe
3Jiri Tlusty
4Chris Terry
RW1Alexander Semin
2Elias Lindholm
3Pat Dwyer
4Zach Boychuk
5Riley Nash
6Patrick Brown
D1Justin Faulk
2Andrej Sekera
3Ron Hainsey
4Ryan Murphy
5Tim Gleason
6John-Michael Liles
7Jay Harrison
8Brett Bellemore
G1Cam Ward
2Anton Khudobin