Mike Murphy (ice hockey, born 1989)
January 15, 1989 |
Inverary, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)|
|NHL Draft||165th overall, 2008
Michael "Mike" Murphy (born January 15, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently an unrestricted free agent who last played with Dornbirner EC of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).
Murphy was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the sixth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft with the 165th overall pick. On March 18, 2009, he signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Hurricanes. In 2007–08, Murphy led the Belleville Bulls to the finals of the J. Ross Robertson Cup, the OHL championship series, but they lost Game 7 to the Kitchener Rangers.
On December 6, 2011, Murphy was temporarily promoted to the Carolina Hurricanes from their AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. That same night, Murphy became the first goalie in NHL history to record a loss before allowing his first NHL Goal against.
On June 6, 2012, Murphy left the Hurricanes and signed a one-year deal in the Russian Kontinental Hockey League with Spartak Moscow. During the 2012–13 season, Murphy started in only 7 games with Spartak before opting for a release to return to the Charlotte Checkers on March 26, 2013.
On July 11, 2013, Murphy was officially returned to the Carolina Hurricanes system, signing to a one-year, two-way contract.
On June 16, 2014, Murphy opted to return to Europe in siging a one-year contract with Austrian club, Dornbirner EC of the EBEL. Murphy made 7 appearances for just 1 win with the Bulldogs, before he was released from his contract on November 4, 2014.
|2009–10||Albany River Rats||AHL||20||10||9||0||1109||52||2||2.81||.917||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||HC Spartak Moscow||KHL||7||1||5||0||317||23||0||4.34||.877||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
- Named to the OHL First team All-Star in 2008.
- OHL first All-rookie team award
- OHL first All-star team award
- OHL Dave Pinkey trophy(top team goaltending)award
- Canadian major second All-star award
- Canadian major junior goaltender of the year
- 2008 winner of the OHL Goaltender of the Year
- 2009 winner of the OHL Goaltender of the Year
- 2009 winner of the CHL Goaltender of the Year
- "Canes agree to terms with Mike Murphy". Carolina Hurricanes. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-03-20.
- "Mike Murphy named OHL goaltender of the year". Ontario Hockey League. 2009-04-27. Archived from the original on April 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-29.
- "Checkers bring back Murphy on a try-out". American Hockey League. 2013-03-26. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
- "Canes agree to terms with Murphy". Carolina Hurricanes. 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
- "Dornbirner signs two imports". Austrian Hockey League. 2014-06-16. Retrieved 2014-06-16.
- "OHL Announces All-Star Teams". Ontario Hockey League. 2008-06-13. Retrieved 2008-06-13.[dead link]
- "OHL wins four awards at 2008-09 CHL awards ceremony". Ontario Hockey League. 2009-05-23. Archived from the original on May 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-30.