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Bob Murray

Bob Murray

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: July 16, 1948
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Peterborough, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 195
Shoots: Right
WCHA First All-Star Team (1971) WCHA - Most Valuable Player (1971) NCAA West First All-American Team (1971) AHL First All-Star Team (1973) Signed as a territoral exemption by Montreal from Peterborough (OHA), September, 1971. Traded to Atlanta by Montreal for Atlanta's 3rd round choice (Pierre Lagace) in 1977 Amateur Draft, May 29, 1973. Traded to Vancouver by Atlanta for Gerry Meehan, March 9, 1975.
Quote of the Day

I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.

— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday