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Ryan Murray | Defenseman

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (21) / 9/27/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
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Ryan Murray (knee) might be back shortly after the All-Star break.
Murray has been limited to just four games this season and his last game was on Nov. 1. With that in mind, we wonder if he'll go on a conditioning stint before returning to the Blue Jackets' lineup. He's got plenty of potential, but we wouldn't bet on him having much fantasy value for the rest of the season. Jan 22 - 8:54 AM

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Despite taking contact on Monday, Ryan Murray (knee) isn't close to returning.

Murray is focused on building strength in the muscles around his injured knee for now. "We want to try to progress this thing without getting too far ahead of ourselves, not jumping ahead and then having to regress," coach Todd Richards said. "And that still could happen. But we've sat down and tried to map out a plan." Murray hasn't played since Nov. 1 and has been limited to just four games this season.
Jan 13 - 10:41 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) took some contact in Monday's practice.

Murray has been slowly working his way back from a knee injury that has kept him out of the Blue Jackets' lineup since Nov. 1. It's still not clear when he'll be able to play, but this is a very positive development.
Jan 12 - 11:26 AM

There's still no timetable for Ryan Murray's (knee) return.

Murray might not be available for quite a while despite the fact that he's already missed months due to the injury. He was asked recently if he was afraid that this injury would plague him for his entire career. "I hope not," Murray said. "I don't think so. I feel like it’s going to get better. It's just taking more time than anybody wants it to take." Murray was taken with the second overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Jan 6 - 7:45 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) still isn't close to returning to the Blue Jackets' lineup.

That's despite the fact that Murray recently resumed skating. Murray hasn't played since Nov. 1 and has been limited to just four games this season. Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen "absolutely" thinks Murray will play again in the 2014-15 campaign.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 10:29:00 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) partook in an optional skate on Friday for the first time in weeks.

Murray underwent off-season surgery on his knee and while he returned to the lineup in late October, he came back too soon and has been off the ice since early November. The second overall pick in the 2012 Draft has plenty of talent and is worth selecting in keeper leagues. There is no timetable for his return but at least he is back skating.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 07:02:00 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) is still not skating as he recovers from two off-season knee surgeries.

There is currently no timetable for his return as Murray suffered a setback after returning to action in late October. The second overall pick in the 2012 draft is still highly regarded and if you can stash him in keeper leagues, do so.
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 07:15:00 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) should be considered week-to-week rather than day-to-day.

Murray has already missed roughly two weeks, so this news is naturally discouraging. The silver lining is that a recent MRI on his knee revealed no structural damage.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 04:38:00 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) has been moved to injured reserve.

He missed Tuesday's game because he re-aggravated a knee injury that kept him out of the first seven games of the season. Murray is listed as day-to-day.
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 02:17:00 PM

Ryan Murray is out Tuesday due to a lower-body injury.

Although the Blue Jackets didn't confirm that Murray's current ailment is related to the knee injury he was dealing with before, coach Todd Richards did say that he suffered a "setback." Either way, Richards is calling his injury "minor" and has described him as day-to-day.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 01:00:00 PM

Ryan Murray is excited to get back into Columbus' lineup on Sunday.

"Going up to the press box every night. It sucks. It's terrible," said Murray. "It's not where you want to be. I haven't felt this antsy in a long time." Murray missed the beginning of the season because of an off-season knee procedure.
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 02:56:00 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated Ryan Murray from injured reserve.

Murray has missed the entire season so far with a knee injury, but will make his regular season debut in Los Angeles on Sunday. Murray's return gives Columbus' defense a big boost going forward.
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 01:48:00 PM

Ryan Murray (knee) could return to action this week as the Blue Jackets embark on a West Coast trip.

Murray has yet to play this season after recovering from off-season knee surgery. He has been practicing with the Blue Jackets and is close to a return. He had 21 points as 20-year-old rookie last season and should expect a slight increase in 2014-15.
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 05:58:00 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) isn't likely to play on Friday.

Murray is already cleared for contact and will be evaluated on Friday, but Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards thinks it's more realistic to expect him to return during Columbus' four-game road trip. That stretch will start in Ottawa on Saturday.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 08:09:00 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) took part in his first full practice on Monday.

Murray isn't scheduled to be evaluated again until Friday, but he might get the green light to return at that time. There's a chance that Murray will actually be a healthy scratch once he's ready, given that Columbus' defense has been great so far, but he's unlikely to be kept out of the lineup for long.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 10:09:00 AM

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