Bob Murphy (ice hockey)

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Bob Murphy
Born (1951-01-27) January 27, 1951 (age 63)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Rochester Americans
Cape Cod Cubs
Syracuse Blazers
Mohawk Valley Comets
Maine Nordiques
NHL Draft 102nd overall, 1971
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1996–2002

Bob Murphy (born January 27, 1951) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 11th round (102nd overall) of the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft.

Born in 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Murphy began his professional career in 1971 with the Syracuse Blazers of the Eastern Hockey League, and played five seasons in the minor leagues before retiring following the 1975-76 season as a member of the Maine Nordiques of the North American Hockey League.[1]

Murphy was known as a gritty offensive forward who played 298 professional games, scoring 113 goals and 268 points, while racking up 247 penalty minutes.


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