Ryan Murphy



  • DOB: 3/31/1993
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 190
  • Shoots: R
  • Hometown: Aurora, ON
  • Drafted: Selected by Carolina Hurricanes in the first round (#12 overall) 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Career Notes: Enters his fifth pro season in 2017-18 after signing a one-year, two-way contract with Minnesota on July 1, 2017… 2016-17: Split the season between Carolina and Charlotte, playing in 34 total games. Battled multiple injuries, limiting his availability. Traded to Calgary on June 28, 2017 along with Eddie Lack and a seventh round pick in 2019 for Keegan Kanzig and a sixth round pick in 2019. Bought out by Calgary on June 30, 2017 – becoming a free agent… 2015-16: Between Carolina and Charlotte he played a total of 67 games with 7 goals and 34 points. Despite only playing half the season in Charlotte, he finished second among all defensemen in scoring… 2014-15: Played in a combined 62 games between Charlotte and Carolina, totaling 30 points (4g, 26a). Set NHL career highs for goals and points. Third among Checkers defensemen in points. Represented Charlotte at the 2015 AHL All-Star Game…2013-14: First full pro season. Played in a combined 70 games between Charlotte and Carolina with 34 total points (5g,29a). Set a career high with 48 NHL games and 10 assists. Picked up his first NHL point with an assist on Oct. 6, 2013 – a 2-1 Carolina win at home over Philadelphia. Scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 17, 2013 at Toronto in a 3-2 Hurricanes win. Third among Checkers defensemen in points… 2012-13: Made his NHL debut after leaving juniors – joining Carolina at home for a 4-3 win over Winnipeg on Feb. 21, 2013. Made his AHL debut with Charlotte on Apr. 16, 2013 at Peoria, a 4-3 OTW for the Checkers. Captain of Kitchener. Wrapped up his final season in juniors, playing in 54 games for Kitchener (OHL) with 38 assists and 48 points. Was second on the team in points and first in assists. Ninth among all OHL defensemen in points. Named OHL Second All-Star team… 2011-12: Led OHL in playoff assists with 20. Named OHL Second All-Star Team. Fifth among all OHL defensemen in points, second in assists… 2010-11: Best junior season with 26 goals and 53 assists for 79 points at the age of 16. Led OHL defensemen in goals, second in points and assists. OHL First All-Star Team. Played in CHL prospects game. Second in points, goals and assists for Kitchener. Played in seven games for Team Canada at the U-18 tourney, named best defenseman, led defensemen in points and goals…2009-10: Named to OHL all rookie team after placing 18th in points among all OHL defensemen. Was second among all Kitchener defensemen in points.

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