Mike Murphy (ice hockey, born 1989)
Michael Murphy (born January 15, 1989) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender. Murphy is currently an assistant coach for the Queen's Golden Gaels women's ice hockey. He last played with Dornbirner EC of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).
January 15, 1989|
Inverary, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)|
165th overall, 2008|
Murphy has the unique distinction of being the only goalie in league history to record a regulation loss without allowing a goal.
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 signing a one-year contract with Austrian club, Dornbirner EC of the EBEL. Murphy made 7 appearances for 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||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honorsEdit
- 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
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