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2014 NHL Draft
Connor Murphy

Connor Murphy  #5

Arizona Coyotes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: March 26, 1993  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Boston, MA, United States
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: PHX / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (20th overall)    Prospect Bio
2013-14: Appeared in 13:14 vs. MIN, Mar. 29…Skated in 12:08 and was plus-2 at NJD, Mar. 27…Recalled from Portland (AHL), Mar. 26…Had 0-11-11 in 34 games with the Pirates at the time of his recall…Had an assist vs. CGY, Jan. 7…Notched 2 assists in his 1st career multi-point game vs. PHI, Jan. 4…Had a 3-game point streak (Dec. 12-17)…Recorded his 1st career NHL assist vs. NYI, Dec. 12…Skated in 22:23 of ice time at VAN, Dec. 6…Scored his 1st career goal and skated in 22:32 of ice time in his NHL debut vs. TBL, Nov. 16.
2012-13: Appeared in 33 games as an Alternate Captain with Sarnia (OHL), recording 6-12-18 and 32 PIM.
NOTES: Totaled 0-1-1 in 7 games with the gold medal winning US squad at the 2013 World Junior Championships. Signed an entry-level contract with PHX in August, 2011…Won a gold medal with the U.S. team at the 2011 U18 World Junior Championship…Was named player of the game after scoring the gold-medal winning OT goal, helping Team USA defeat Team Sweden 4-3. 
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