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Murphy to Miss Rest of Season Because of Injury

Friday, 01.11.2013 / 4:30 PM MT / Features
By Dave Vest
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Murphy to Miss Rest of Season Because of Injury

GLENDALE – Coyotes prospect Connor Murphy will not play again this season after suffering a lower-body injury on Sunday in the Gold Medal Game at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia.


Murphy, a defenseman, helped Team USA beat Sweden, 3-1, in the WJC title game.

Before the tournament, Murphy notched six goals and 12 assists in 33 games for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League.

The Coyotes selected Murphy, who will undergo surgery to repair the injury, with the 20th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. 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