Cory Murphy

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Defense
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
5.10
Weight: 
185
Born: 
02/13/1978
Age: 
31
Hometown: 
Kanata, ONT
Acquired: 
Claimed off re-entry waivers from the Florida Panthers on January 19, 2009
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Power play specialist
Depth Chart Weight: 
-6

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Undrafted

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
03/26/2007
Contract Length: 
2 years
Cap Number: 
$412 500
Contract End Year: 
2009
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$437 500

Bio

History: 

2009

  • 1/19/2009: Claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Lightning from the Florida Panthers.


2007

  • 3/26/2007: Signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers.

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Moves the puck well and can rack up points while quarterbacking the power play. He has rounded out his game by logging big minutes in Europe.

Weaknesses: 

Must still prove he can defend bigger forwards in the NHL, as well as adjust to the speed of the game in order to thrive at the highest level.

Projection: 

Power play specialist.

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