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Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams New York Rangers
Chicago Blackhawks
Detroit Red Wings
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 10 1933 (1933-04-10) (age 76),
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1952 – 1970

Robert Ronald "Ron" Murphy (born April 10, 1933 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a retired professional player who played for the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins over the course of an 889-game NHL career. He scored 205 goals and 274 assists.

Murphy was on the Guelph Biltmores team that won the Memorial Cup in 1951-52.

In 1952-53 he turned pro late in the season with the Rangers. The next year, Murphy got into a notorious fight with Bernard Geoffrion of the Montreal Canadiens. The Rangers traded him off to the Chicago Blackhawks in 1957.

He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 1960-61.

Later he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings and then to the Boston Bruins.

His best year was being on a line with Phil Esposito and Wayne Cashman which set the league record for scoring by a forward line in the 1968–69 NHL season. He won the Stanley Cup again with the Bruins in 1969-70 after which he retired.

After his retirement he coached the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League.

External links

  • Ron Murphy's career stats at the Internet Hockey Database
  • Picture of Ron Murphy's Name on the 1970 Stanley Cup Plaque

This article uses material from the "Ron Murphy" article on the Ice Hockey wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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