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Cory Murphy
Cory Murphy
Defenseman
Number: 21
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 175
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 13, 1978
Birthplace: Kanata, ON, Canada
Acquired: Claimed off re-entry waivers from Florida on January 19, 2009.
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.


2008-09: Is out indefinetly with a lower body injury ... Recorded a goal and 4 points in his 1st 3 games with Tampa Bay.
Season Highs: G: 2 (2/24 at EDM) A: 2(3/1 at CGY) P: 2(3x,last-3/1 at CGY)
TOI: 30:16(3/6 vs. STL) +/-: +2(3/1 at CGY) SOG: 7(3/14 at FLA)
Hits: 2(3x,last-2/19 vs. NJD) Blkd Shts: 4(2/19 vs. NJD)
* - w/ FLA
Shootout Statistics: Career: 0-0 (.000) - 2008-09: 0-0 (.000)br>Drafted: Undrafted