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Robert Murdoch

Robert Murdoch

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: November 20, 1946
BIRTHPLACE: Kirkland, ON, Canada
Jack Adams Award (1990) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, March 2, 1970. Traded to Minnesota by Montreal for Marshall Johnston to complete transaction that sent Danny Grant and Claude Larose to Minnesota (June 10, 1968), May 25, 1971. Claimed by Montreal from Minnesota in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1971. Traded to Los Angeles by Montreal with Randy Rota for Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Mario Tremblay) in 1974 Amateur Draft and cash, May 29, 1973. Traded to Atlanta by Los Angeles with Los Angeles' 2nd round choice (Tony Curtale) in 1980 Entry Draft for Richard Mulhern and Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Dave Morrison) in 1980 Entry Draft, January 16, 1979. Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares