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USA Hockey Picks Murphy for World Junior Championship Roster

Wednesday, 12.26.2012 / 10:37 AM MT / News
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USA Hockey Picks Murphy for World Junior Championship Roster

Wednesday, December 26, 2012


GLENDALE, ARIZONA – USA Hockey announced today that Connor Murphy, the Coyotes’ first round draft selection (20th overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft has been selected to USA Hockey’s 23-player National Junior Team Roster.

The 6-foot-4, 205-pound defenseman has played in 28 games for the Sarnia Sting (OHL) this season and has recorded 5-9-14 with a plus-8 rating and 28 PIM. The Dublin, Ohio native posted 8-18-26 in 35 games with Sarnia last season.

The 19-year-old Murphy and the 2013 U.S. National Junior Team will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2012-Jan. 5, 2013, in Ufa, Russia. 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 © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us