Tyler Murovich

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Tyler Murovich
Born (1989-12-04) December 4, 1989 (age 27)
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
ECHL team
Former teams
Atlanta Gladiators
Syracuse Crunch
Springfield Falcons
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Hamilton Bulldogs
Iowa Wild
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Tyler Murovich (born December 4, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL.

Playing career[edit]

Murovich played three seasons (2007–2010) of major junior hockey with the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League scoring 70 goals and 83 assists for 153 points, while registering 206 penalty minutes, in 189 games played.

On April 1, 2010, Murovich signed an amateur tryout contract with the Syracuse Crunch to begin his professional career in the American Hockey League.[1]

On June 17, 2013, Murovich's ECHL rights were traded by the Gwinnett Gladiators to the Orlando Solar Bears to complete an earlier trade for Ryan Ginand.[2]

Prior to the 2014–15 season, on October 10, 2014, Murovich was signed to a one-year AHL contract for a second stint with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He was then assigned to ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers to begin the year.[3] However, on February 12, 2015 the Penguins and Murovich mutually agreed to be released from his AHL contract and he then re-signed with the Solar Bears in the ECHL three days later. Orlando would then place him on waivers and on March 3, 2015 the Gwinnett Gladiators reclaimed him.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Chicago Steel USHL 41 7 6 13 82 5 1 0 1 6
2007–08 Saginaw Spirit OHL 68 19 19 38 65 3 0 1 1 7
2008–09 Saginaw Spirit OHL 67 27 36 63 67 8 4 6 10 8
2009–10 Saginaw Spirit OHL 54 24 28 52 74 6 2 3 5 8
2009–10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 5 2 4 6 0
2010–11 Springfield Falcons AHL 25 2 2 4 19
2010–11 Reading Royals ECHL 14 4 6 10 6
2010–11 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 20 5 5 10 28 14 3 3 6 8
2011–12 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 71 16 31 47 94 4 0 2 2 4
2012–13 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 42 9 14 23 60 10 2 3 5 12
2012–13 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 18 3 1 4 37
2013–14 Orlando Solar Bears ECHL 60 18 12 30 64 6 1 0 1 2
2013–14 Iowa Wild AHL 14 1 0 1 6
2014–15 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 39 4 6 10 40
2014–15 Orlando Solar Bears ECHL 5 0 0 0 4
2014–15 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 17 3 7 10 25
2015–16 Atlanta Gladiators ECHL 72 19 20 39 72
AHL totals 64 8 7 15 62
ECHL totals 340 78 101 179 455 34 6 8 14 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Murovich agrees to A.T.O with Crunch". oursportscentral.com. 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
  2. ^ "Trade completed with Orlando". Gwinnett Gladiators. 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Penguins ink Murovich". Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. 2014-10-10. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Murovich Back in Gwinnett". Gwinnett Gladiators. March 3, 2015. 

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