February 13, 1978 |
Kanata, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Tampa Bay Lightning
New Jersey Devils
HC Dinamo Minsk
Undrafted, Murphy played collegiate hockey with Colgate University. Murphy then played five seasons in SM-liiga, the top professional ice hockey league in Finland; two for Blues, two for Ilves and in 2006–07 for HIFK. In the 2003–04 season with Ilves, he was chosen to the series' all-star team. In the 2006–07 season with HIFK, he was awarded Kultainen kypärä for best player in the league, as well as Lasse Oksanen trophy for best player of the season during regular season play and Pekka Rautakallio trophy for best defenseman of the season. Murphy was a member of the Canadian team in the 2007 IIHF World Championship that won gold in a 4-2 win against Finland in Moscow.
In the 2008–09 seasons, Cory played seven games for the Panthers while bothered by a re-occurring shoulder injury. Murphy was sent to affiliate, the Rochester Americans, for a two-week conditioning stint before being recalled by the Panthers on January 15, 2009. Murphy was subsequently claimed off re-entry waivers by the Tampa Bay Lightning on January 19, 2009. On July 17, 2009, he was signed by the New Jersey Devils to a two-way contract.
On May 21, 2013, Murphy signed a two-year deal with the Swedish team Växjö Lakers of the Elitserien.
Awards and honors
|All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team||1997–98|
|All-ECAC Hockey First Team||1999–00|
|All-ECAC Hockey Second Team||2000–01|
- 2006–07 SM-liiga Lasse Oksanen trophy
- 2006–07 SM-liiga Pekka Rautakallio trophy
- 2006–07 SM-liiga Kultainen kypärä
Regular season and playoffs
|2008–09||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||25||5||10||15||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||New Jersey Devils||NHL||12||2||1||3||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||HC Dinamo Minsk||KHL||52||5||26||31||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|Competitor for Canada|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Senior int'l totals||9||1||6||7||8|
- "Murphy crawls out of woodwork, into the show". Canada.com. Retrieved 2007-05-09.
- "Panthers sign Murphy". m&c.com. 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
- "Florida Panthers bring back Cory Murphy". foxsports.com. 2009-01-15. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
- "Cory Murphy claimed off waivers". sun-sentinel.com. 2009-01-19. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
- "Devils ink defenseman Cory Murphy to two-way contract". tsn.ca. 2009-07-17. Retrieved 2009-07-17.
- "Cory Murphy commits to ZSC". ZSC Lions. 2010-06-04. Retrieved 2010-06-07.
|Winner of the Lasse Oksanen trophy