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Cory Murphy

Cory Murphy  #18

Defenseman
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: February 13, 1978
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Kanata, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 175
Shoots: Right
Was assigned to Lowell Feb. 13;  was recalled from Lowell (AHL) yesterday morning...Appearance Feb. 12 vs. Nsh. marked first in NHL since Nov. 16 at Phi;  wore no. 18 after earlier wearing...AHL totals show 1g-27a-28pts and 18 PIM in 39 contests;  recorded 2g-1a-3pts and 2 PIM in 11 NHL games played...Played in NHL season-high 8 straight games Oct. 31-Nov. 16;  recorded 1g-1a-2pts Nov. 14 vs. Wsh...Scored 1st goal/point as a Devil Nov. 6 vs. NYI...Returned to NHL lineup Oct. 31 at TB;  recalled from Lowell Oct. 26...Made NJD debut in season-opener Oct. 3 vs. Phi...Signed as a free agent July 17, 2009...Spent 2008-09 season with Fla., Roch. (AHL) and TB...Combined for 5g-11a-16pts and 14 PIM in 32 NHL games...Was claimed off of re-entry waivers by Lightning on Jan. 19, 2009, after starting the season with Panthers...Added 2g-4a-6pts and 2 PIM in 5 AHL appearances...Made his N. American pro debut after signing with Fla. as a free agent Mar. 26, 2007...Spent 6 seasons in Finland.
ECAC First All-Star Team (2000) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2001) Signed as a free agent by Florida, March 26, 2007. Claimed on wiavers by Tampa Bay from Florida, January 19, 2009. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 17, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), June 4, 2010.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie