Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Curtis Murphy
Curtis Murphy was born December 3, 1975 in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan. A graduate of the University of North Dakota, Murphy signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Wild in the summer of 2001 following a four year career at UND.

In his four years at UND, Murphy registered 118 points (32-86-118) and was a member of its NCAA Championship team in 1996-97 before making his professional debut with the IHLs Orlando Solar Bears in 1998-99. An offensive defenseman, Murphy went on to play three seasons in Orlando, helping the team capture the 2001 Turner Cup title before joining the AHLs Houston Aeros in 2002-03. In his first season with the Aeros, Murphy was instrumental in helping the team capture its first Calder Cup title while making his NHL debut with Minnesota that same year.

In 2003-04, Murphy joined the AHLs Milwaukee Admirals.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1993-94 Nipawin Hawks SJHL 60 21 33 54
1994-95 University of North Dakota WCHA 33 6 10 16 28
1995-96 University of North Dakota WCHA 38 6 12 18 58
1996-97 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 12 30 42 36
1997-98 University of North Dakota WCHA 39 8 34 42 78
1998-99 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 80 22 35 57 60 17 4 5 9 16
1999-00 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 81 8 43 51 59 6 0 2 2 6
2000-01 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 51 19 30 49 55 10 2 9 11 12
2001-02 Houston Aeros AHL 80 12 35 47 75 +7 14 2 4 6 10
2002-03 Minnesota Wild NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Houston Aeros AHL 80 23 31 54 63 +13 23 2 7 9 22
2003-04 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 79 17 36 53 51 +40 22 4 8 12 12
2004-05 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Russia 60 6 6 12 50 9 1 1 2 6
2005-06 Houston Aeros AHL 80 14 53 67 76 +9 8 0 4 4 4
2006-07 Houston Aeros AHL 75 10 35 45 52 -10
2007-08 SCL Tigers Langnau Swiss 50 7 20 27 56 7 2 3 5 14
2008-09 SCL Tigers Langnau Swiss 27 5 14 19 38 7 0 1 1 14
2009-10 SCL Tigers Langnau Swiss 50 7 16 23 32 12 3 6 9 10
2010-11 SCL Tigers Langnau Swiss 47 5 17 22 46 3 0 0 0 0
2011-12 EHC Linz Austria 50 16 28 44 34 17 2 11 13 24
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0


WCHA First All-Star Team (1997, 1998)
NCAA West Second All-American Team (1997)
WCHA Player of the Year (1998)
NCAA West First All-American Team (1998)
IHL First All-Star Team (2001)
AHL First All-Star Team (2003, 2004, 2006)
Eddie Shore Award (AHL - Outstanding Defenseman) (2003, 2004)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 18, 2001. Traded to Nashville by Minnesota for Chris Bala, June 26, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), May 28, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Langnau (Swiss), April 29, 2007.
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