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| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
195 lb (89 kg)
|Teams|| Philadelphia Flyers|
|Born|| February 23 1967,|
Willowdale, ON, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 189th overall, 1985|
|Pro Career||1987 – 2002|
Gord Murphy (born March 23, 1967, in Willowdale, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He has worked as an assistant coach with the Columbus Blue Jackets from the 2002–03 NHL season to present.
He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the ninth round, 189th overall, of the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. After playing three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Oshawa Generals, Murphy made his professional debut with the Flyers' AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears, in the 1987–88 season. In 1988–89, he joined the Flyers. After three-plus seasons in Philadelphia, Murphy was traded to the Boston Bruins during the 1991–92 season.
Murphy was selected by the Florida Panthers in the 1993 NHL Expansion Draft, and he played there for six seasons. The Panthers traded him to another expansion team, the Atlanta Thrashers, as part of a deal made in the 1999 NHL Expansion Draft in which the Panthers acquired goaltender Trevor Kidd. Murphy spent two seasons in Atlanta before joining the Bruins once again for the 2001–02 season. After one season in the Bruins organization, he retired.
In his NHL career, Murphy played in 863 games. He scored 85 goals and added 238 assists. He also played in 53 Stanley Cup playoff games, scoring three goals and recording 16 assists. He was a member of the 1996 Florida Panthers, who won the Eastern Conference before losing in the Stanley Cup Finals.
- Barry Ashbee Trophy (Philadelphia Flyers top defenceman): 1989–90 season
|Barry Ashbee Trophy Winner|
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