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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) 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. Dec 15 - 10:29 AM

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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.
Dec 13 - 7:02 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.
Nov 16 - 7:15 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.
Nov 13 - 4:38 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.
Nov 6 - 2:17 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.
Nov 4 - 1:00 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.
Oct 26 - 2:56 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.
Oct 26 - 1:48 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.
Oct 19 - 5:58 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.
Oct 16 - 8:09 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.
Oct 14 - 10:09 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) is getting closer to returning as he is now allowed 'controlled contact' in practice.

The final step before playing in a game will be full contact. While there is no timetable for his return, the second overall pick in the 2012 Draft is close to returning. "I ask him on the ice each day how he’s feeling," coach Todd Richards said. "Early on there was some hesitation in his answer. Now, there is not as much hesitation. It’s, ‘I feel good, I feel great.’ " Murray is worth selecting in deeper pools and definitely should be taken in all dynasty pools. He had 21 points last season and 30 is within his grasp if he returns shortly.
Oct 11 - 6:43 AM

Ryan Murray (knee) has now taken part in four straight practices.

Murray is encouraged by the progress his injured knee has been making lately. That being said, there's still no target date for his season debut. He started the season on the injured reserve list.
Oct 10 - 5:37 PM

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray has been placed on the non-roster injured reserve list.

Murray had his knee cleaned up during the off-season and still isn't ready to return to action. The Jackets have had some tough luck so far in 2014. They have yet to sign Ryan Johansen, and have lost Boone Jenner, Nathan Horton and Murray to injury.
Oct 5 - 9:11 PM

There is still a chance that Ryan Murray (knee) could play in the season opener on Thursday in Buffalo.

Murray still hasn't been cleared for contact but coach Todd Richards is keeping a close eye on him. "He's been getting better and better each day," Richards said. "He's doing more and more." Stay tuned as Murray was drafted second overall in the 2012 Draft and had four goals and 21 points in 66 games last season.
Oct 5 - 7:22 AM

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