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Murphy Suffers Injury at USA Hockey Camp

Thursday, 08.11.2011 / 4:26 PM MT / Features
By Dave Vest
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Murphy Suffers Injury at USA Hockey Camp
GLENDALE -- Coyotes' first-round draft pick Connor Murphy has suffered a knee injury at the 2011 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp In Lake Placid, N.Y.

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Murphy soon will come to Phoenix to be examined by the Coyotes' medical staff. Updates on the severity of his injury will be provided in the coming days.

Murphy is one of 29 American players at the camp auditioning for a spot on Team USA's roster for the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship. 

The Coyotes selected Murphy with the 20th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He signed an entry-level contract with Phoenix last week.

According to, Murphy injured the knee in Wednesday's practice when he collided with goalie John Gibson. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us