Murphy was reassigned to AHL Charlotte on Monday. Murphy has been surprisingly productive in limited action with the Hurricanes, recording four assists over a 19 game period while averaging 17:49 of ice time. He will now rejoin the AHL affiliate, but remains a fringe NHL guy that could be recalled again in the future if another blueliner is needed.
Murphy was recalled by the Hurricanes on Monday. Murphy adds some much needed depth on the blue line with Brett Pesce (lower body) going on injured reserve. The 22-year-old has not played for Carolina since Dec. 3 and has just four points in 18 contests this season. In the AHL, the defenseman has been significantly more productive, garnering four tallies and 11 helpers in only 20 outings.
Murphy was reassigned to AHL Charlotte on Friday, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports. Murphy posted four assists in 18 games with the Hurricanes, but had been serving as a healthy scratch a lot recently. He will now return to AHL Charlotte, opening up a roster spot for the Hurricanes to recall Jaccob Slavin on Friday.
Murphy has been recalled from AHL Charlotte. Murphy had been dealing with a concussion, but was able to get into two games with the minor-league club ahead of the call-up, notching a goal and two assists. He's a depth defenseman for the Hurricanes.
Murphy (concussion) was sent to AHL Charlotte on Thursday, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports, adding that Murphy is expected to appear in a game with the minor-league club this Saturday. Murphy has played in 17 games at the NHL level this season but has yet to make his season debut in the minors. He's mostly a setup man from the blue line, having recorded 17 helpers in 25 games with AHL Charlotte in 2014-15.
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