March 26, 1993|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)|
|National team||United States|
20th overall, 2011|
Connor Murphy (born March 26, 1993) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. He was selected 20th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes. His father is former NHL defenseman Gord Murphy.
Murphy played junior hockey first with the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets and then with Sarnia Sting in the Ontario Hockey League. Prior to signing with the Sting, Murphy committed to Miami University, but decided to play in the Ontario Hockey League for the Sarnia Sting instead. Murphy has previously played for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program of the United States Hockey League (USHL).
On July 28, 2016, Murphy signed a six-year, $23.1 million contract with the Coyotes.
After his fourth season with the Coyotes in the 2016–17 season, Murphy was traded by Arizona at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, alongside Laurent Dauphin to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Niklas Hjalmarsson on June 23, 2017.
|Representing United States|
|2015 Czech Republic|
|World Junior Championships|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
Murphy represented the United States internationally playing for Team USA in the 2011 IIHF World U18 Championships with Team USA. He scored 3 goals and had 1 assists in 6 games during the tournament, including the overtime goal in the gold medal game against Sweden. He was selected as captain for the 2017 IIHF World Championship, leading Team USA to a 5th-place finish.
Murphy was born in Boston when his father, Gord Murphy, was a member of the Boston Bruins. He grew up in the suburbs of Miami and Atlanta before his family settled in Dublin, Ohio when his father was appointed an assistant coach with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He has a brother named Tyler and a sister named Lexi.
Regular season and playoffs
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- "Blackhawks acquire Murphy, Dauphin from Arizona for Hjalmarsson". Chicago Blackhawks. 2017-06-23. Retrieved 2017-06-23.
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- Hockey, USA (2017-05-01). "Murphy Named Captain of 2017 U.S. Men's National Team". Team USA Hockey. Retrieved 2017-07-03.
- "Gord Murphy Florida Panthers - Assistant Coach". NHL.com. Retrieved March 31, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| Phoenix Coyotes first round draft pick
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