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Connor Murphy
Position Defense
Shoots Right
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Phoenix Coyotes
Sarnia Sting (OHL)
Born March 26 1993 (1993-03-26) (age 24),
Boston, MA, USA
NHL Draft 20th overall, 2011
Phoenix Coyotes
Pro Career 2009 – present

Connor Murphy (born March 26, 1993) is an American ice hockey defenseman who is who is currently playing for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League.[1] Prior to signing with the Sting, Murphy committed to Miami University[2] Murphy previously played for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program of the United States Hockey League (USHL). He was selected 20th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes.[3] He was raised in Dublin, Ohio.[4] His dad is former NHL defenseman Gord Murphy.[3]

International playEdit

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of the United States United States
IIHF World U18 Championship
Gold 2011 WJC U18

Murphy represented the United States internationally playing for Team USA in the 2011 IIHF World U18 Championships. He scored 3 goals and had 1 assists in 6 games during the tournament,[5] including the overtime goal in the gold medal game against Sweden.[6]

Career statistics Edit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 USNTDP USHL 2 0 0 0 2
2010–11 USNTDP USHL 9 3 1 4 6
USHL totals 11 3 1 4 8 0 0 0 0 0


  1. Kula, Tyler. "UPDATED: Sting land Coyote draft pick Connor Murphy", The Observer. Retrieved on September 11, 2011. 
  2. Murphy Commits to Miami University. USHL (February 4, 2010). Retrieved on June 24, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gintonio, Jim. "Phoenix Coyotes pick Connor Murphy in NHL draft", The Arizona Republic, June 24, 2011. 
  4. Draft Prospect Card - 2011. NHL (2011). Retrieved on June 24, 2011.
  5. Connor Murphy. Retrieved on June 25, 2011.
  6. Morreale, Mike G. (April 25, 2011). Murphy scores OT goal to lead U.S. over Sweden. NHL. Retrieved on June 25, 2011.

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Preceded by
Mark Visentin
Phoenix Coyotes first round draft pick
Succeeded by
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