Ryan Murray

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Ryan Murray
Ryan Murray 2 2013-11-01.JPG
Ryan Murray playing for the Blue Jackets in 2013
Born (1993-09-27) September 27, 1993 (age 20)
White City, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 2012
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2013–present

Ryan Murray (born September 27, 1993) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL.

Playing career[edit]

Murray was drafted 9th overall by the Everett Silvertips at the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft. He was later named captain of his team at only eighteen years of age.

On June 22, 2012, he was chosen second overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

On November 16, 2012, Murray injured his shoulder during a game with the Silvertips. He would later undergo shoulder surgery and missed the rest of the WHL season (also making him unavailable for NHL play).[1]

Murray played his first NHL game on October 4th 2013 versus Calgary Flames.

Murray started the 2013–14 NHL season on the Blue Jackets roster. He scored his first NHL goal on October 25, 2013 against Jonathan Bernier of the Toronto Maple Leafs.[2]

International play[edit]

Ryan Murray - Switzerland vs. Canada, 29th April 2012.jpg
Ryan Murray as a member of Team Canada at the 2012 IIHF World Championship.
Medal record
Competitor for Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2012 Canada

Murray participated at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships held in Calgary and Edmonton and won the bronze medal.

Murray became the first draft eligible player to represent Team Canada at the World Championships in many years. Murray is the second youngest Team Canada player to play in the tournament (the youngest was Paul Kariya in 1993).[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Everett Silvertips WHL 5 0 1 1 2
2009–10 Everett Silvertips WHL 52 5 22 27 31 7 2 5 7 2
2010–11 Everett Silvertips WHL 70 6 40 46 45 4 1 2 3 4
2011–12 Everett Silvertips WHL 46 9 22 31 31 4 3 2 5 0
2012–13 Everett Silvertips WHL 23 2 15 17 14
2013–14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 66 4 17 21 10 5 0 1 1 0
NHL totals 66 4 17 21 10 5 0 1 1 0
WHL totals 191 22 99 121 121 20 6 10 16 8

Awards and honours[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ryan Johansen
Columbus Blue Jackets first round draft pick
2012
Succeeded by
Alexander Wennberg