Fred Murphy (ice hockey)

Frederick Richard Murphy (September 7, 1896 – September 20, 1975)[1] was an Irish-born Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played with the Portland Rosebuds and the Victoria Aristocrats of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association between 1917 and 1920.

Fred Murphy
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Murphy circa 1920
Born (1896-09-07)September 7, 1896
Coleraine, Ireland, U.K.
Died September 20, 1975(1975-09-20) (aged 79)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Position Centre
Played for Portland Rosebuds
Victoria Aristocrats
Playing career 1917–1925

During the 1917–18 season Murphy coached the Vancouver Amazons women's team, claiming provincial honors.[2]

During the 1920s, Murphy was also a referee in various senior, intermediate and junior leagues in Vancouver.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hockey deaths - September 1975
  2. ^ "Amazons win hockey title". The Province. 27 March 1918. p. 10. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Ice hockey referee and player Fred Murphy (Vancouver)". The Province. 25 November 1920. p. 24. Retrieved 29 June 2022.