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Coyotes Assign Murphy to AHL

Sunday, 11.17.2013 / 12:16 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Assign Murphy to AHL

Sunday, November 17, 2013


GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned defenseman Connor Murphy to the Portland Pirates, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).

The 20-year-old Murphy skated in 22:32 and scored his first career goal in his NHL debut vs. TBL on Nov. 16. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound native of Dublin, Ohio has also registered five assists with nine penalty minutes (PIM) in 10 games with the Pirates this season. He ranked tied for second on the team in assists at the time of his recall.

Murphy was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the first round (20th overall) in the 2011 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