Played in a career-high 73 games and posted 4-3-7 and 42 PIM…Ranked second on the team in blocked shots (142) and fifth on the team in hits (137)…Finished fifth on the team in SH TOI (125:57)… Recorded a career-high 72 shots…Played in his 100th career NHL game vs. SJS, Apr. 4…Scored a goal vs. BUF, Mar. 30…Scored a goal at PHI, Jan. 27…Tallied an assist at EDM, Dec. 23…Had an assist at VAN, Nov. 14…Recorded 1-1-2 vs DAL, Nov. 11…Scored his first goal of the season and was a plus-2 vs. EDM, Oct. 15.
Played in 30 games in his first NHL season posting 1-7-8 and a plus-5 rating...Recorded 0-13-13 and 48 penalty minutes in 36 games with Portland (AHL)...Had an assist vs. CGY, Jan. 7...Notched two assists in his first career multi-point game vs. PHI, Jan. 4...Had a three-game point streak Dec. 12-17...Recorded his 1st career NHL assist vs. NYI, Dec. 12...Skated in a career-high 26:50 of ice time at COL, Dec. 10...Scored his first career goal and skated in 22:32 of ice time in his NHL debut vs. TBL, Nov. 16.
Played in 33 games as an alternate captain with Sarnia (OHL), recording 6-12-18 and 32 PIM...Scored four power-play goals.
Registered 8-18-26 and 26 PIM in 35 games with Sarnia...Set OHL career highs in games played, goals, assists, and points... Made his OHL postseason debut, totaling 1-2-3 and six PIM in six postseason contests...Ranked second among all Sting defensemen in points...Led all team defensemen in postseason scoring...Notched his first OHL goal at Erie on Jan. 6.
Played in nine games for the U.S. NTDP, totaling 3-1-4 and a plus-6 rating...Played in 13 games with the U.S. NTDP U-18 Team, recording 3-3-6.
Appeared in six games with the U.S. NTDP U-17 Team and scored one goal.
2014: Played in five games for Team USA at the IIHF World Championship in Belarus...2013: Totaled 0-1-1 in seven games with the gold medal winning U.S. squad at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Russia...2011: Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2011 U18 World Junior Championship...Was named player of the game after scoring the gold-medal winning OT goal, helping Team USA defeat Team Sweden 4-3.
Nickname is “Murph”...His favorite player growing up was Nicklas Lidstrom...Favorite band is Mumford and Sons and his favorite movie is “Dumb & Dumber”...Enjoys playing all sports...His father Gord played 14 seasons in the NHL (Philadelphia, Boston, Florida and Atlanta) as a defensemen...Gord is an assistant coach with Philadelphia.