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2012 NHL Draft Profile: Ryan Murray

Monday, 05.7.2012 / 4:36 PM ET / 2012 NHL Draft
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2012 NHL Draft Profile: Ryan Murray
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RYAN MURRAY
#2 North American Skater
Everett, WHL
 
Position: Defenseman Shoots: Left
Height: 6'0" Weight: 201
Born: 9/27/93 Born In: Regina, SK
   
THE SKINNY:
Despite having an injury shortened season in 2011-12, defenseman Ryan Murray finished second among North American skaters according to Central Scouting. the offensive defenseman did manage to post 31 points (9-22-31) in 46 games to lead Everett defensemen in scoring.

Skating for the first time at the age of two, Murray has leadership qualities from the backend, captaining Everett the past two seasons (youngest captain in franchise history when first named for 2010-11 season) as well as for Team Canada at the 2011 World Under-18 Championships where he finished seond on the team in scoring with 10 points (3-7-10) in seven games.  

NHL Central Scouting's B.J. MacDonald: "I think Murray is more like a [Scott] Niedermayer; he just does everything under the radar and so smooth you hardly notice it...He never gets out of position and I've never seen him lose a one-on-one battle. He's always, defensively, in the right spots. He just does everything so seamlessly."
 QUICK HITS
NHL Team: Calgary Flames
NHL Player: Scott Niedermayer, Sidney Crosby
Shootout Move: "Backhand five hole or high glove"
TV Show: Two and a Half Men
Cartoon Character: Bugs Bunny
Sport (Other Than Hockey): Golf
Breakfast Food: Eggs and toast

STATS:
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2010-11 Everett WHL 70 6 40 46 45
2011-12 Everett WHL 46 9 22 31 31

NEWS:
Prospect Ryan Murray Makes Playing 'D' Easy
(04.17.12) It isn't often a teenage hockey fanatic would opt to spend weekend nights in the summer jamming on a six-string alongside a group of friends to the sounds of legendary rock singer Neil Young.

Then again, Everett Silvertips defenseman Ryan Murray is anything but ordinary.

The 6-foot, 201-pound Murray might not be the flashiest performer available among what many consider to be a deep and talented group of defensemen eligible for the 2012 NHL Draft, but he might be the most consistent.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 73 13 36 9 49
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
J. Jagr 71 15 26 -2 41
J. Jokinen 75 8 33 -2 41
B. Boyes 73 12 23 10 35
A. Ekblad 75 11 24 11 35
J. Hayes 66 18 13 -5 31
A. Barkov 65 14 17 -1 31
B. Campbell 76 3 22 2 25
B. Pirri 43 20 2 5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 26 17 12 .921 2.33
A. Montoya 5 7 2 .888 3.08
 
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