Murphy scored a power-play goal on two shots in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
Murphy got the Blackhawks on the board at 15:19 of the second period. The 28-year-old defenseman doesn't usually receive power-play time -- he was only on the ice because a Radko Gudas penalty was about to expire. Murphy is up to three goals, 14 points, 74 shots on net, 106 blocked shots and 91 hits through 45 contests. His defense-first approach often suppresses his value in most fantasy formats.
Murphy produced an assist, six blocked shots, four hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Stars.
Murphy had the secondary helper on Kirby Dach's opening tally in the first period. Aside from the assist, the 28-year-old Murphy was as steady as ever in the physical metrics. The blueliner is up to 12 points, 83 blocked shots, 75 hits and a plus-4 rating through 34 appearances. He plays a noticeable all-around role on the top pairing.
Murphy produced an assist, three hits, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Hurricanes.
Murphy's shot attempt in the third period was deflected in by Dylan Strome to tie the game at 3-3. With four assists in his last six games, Murphy is getting involved on offense lately. The 28-year-old defenseman has 11 points, 76 blocked shots, 69 hits and a plus-3 rating in 32 appearances overall. He'll have some appeal in deeper formats that reward non-scoring production.
Murphy produced an assist, six hits and five blocked shots in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Hurricanes.
Murphy was excellent as a defensive presence, and he also earned the secondary helper on a goal by Dylan Strome in the second period. The 28-year-old Murphy has three assists in his last five outings. He's at 10 points, 66 hits, 73 blocked shots and a plus-1 rating through 31 contests overall. His physical play could earn him some appeal in deeper fantasy formats.
Murphy delivered an assist Tuesday in a 3-2 win over the Panthers.
While he's never reached 20 points in a single season, Murphy is an important stay-at-home defenseman for a Blackhawks squad attempting to gain ground in the top-heavy Discover Central Division. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 212 pounds, Murphy's added 49 hits and 57 blocked shots through 27 contests.
Murphy (hip) was activated from injured reserve Monday, Tracey Myers of NHL.com reports.
Murphy is back on the active roster after missing the last six games. In a corresponding move, Lucas Carlsson (groin) was placed on IR. Expect Murphy to play in Tuesday's game versus the Blue Jackets. The 27-year-old has recorded five points through 13 games, averaging 22:45 of ice time.
According to coach Jeremy Colliton, Murphy (hip) is nearing a return to action, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Murphy will miss a sixth straight game Friday against the Hurricanes, but he could be ready to return Tuesday against the Blue Jackets. The 27-year-old blueliner has tallied five points through 13 contests this campaign.
Murphy (hip) was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Tuesday on Saturday.
Murphy is expected to be sidelined for at least one more week, so this move makes sense. Once healthy, the 27-year-old American will return to a top-four role. He's picked up five points through 13 games this campaign.
Murphy is expected to be sidelined for 10-14 days with a hip injury, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
With Murphy sidelined, Lucas Carlsson could get an extended look in the Blackhawks' top four over the team's next few contests. Given the length of his expected absence, it wouldn't be surprising to see Murphy placed on injured reserve in the coming days.
Murphy (hip) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Stars.
It's unclear when Murphy got injured, but it will keep him out of Tuesday's contest. With Murphy unavailable, Lucas Carlsson or Adam Boqvist is most likely to enter the lineup. Murphy has five points, 28 blocked shots and 25 hits through 13 contests this season.
Murphy scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Red Wings.
His tally late in the second period proved to be the game-winner, and Murphy rounded out his afternoon with two shots, two hits, a blocked shot and a team-high plus-4 rating. The 27-year-old blueliner has a four-game point streak going, picking up two goals and five points during that stretch -- an impressive run for a player whose career high from last season is only 19 points.
Murphy posted an assist, five shots on goal and two blocked shots in Friday's 4-1 win over the Red Wings.
Murphy's helper came shorthanded on a Mattias Janmark empty-net tally. Through five games, Murphy has been one of the better producers among Blackhawks defensemen. He has a goal, two assists, 11 hits, eight blocked shots and a minus-1 rating this season -- those numbers may make Murphy good enough to roster in deeper fantasy formats.
Murphy scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Panthers.
Murphy tied the game at 2-2 early in the third period, but Eetu Luostarinen put the Panthers ahead again 22 seconds later. Murphy was previously credited with an assist in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Lightning, but that was later taken away, so his goal Sunday stands as his first point of the year. Murphy has added three hits and a two blocked shots through three games.
Murphy recorded an assist in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Lightning.
Murphy's first point of the year came on a Patrick Kane goal at 16:11 of the second period. The 27-year-old Murphy is seeing roughly 20 minutes per game as a top-pairing defenseman, but he'll likely be more oriented toward defensive duties. His career high in points is the 19 he produced in 58 appearances last season, but he also racked up 128 hits and 138 blocked shots.
Murphy notched an assist, three hits and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Vegas in Game 5.
Murphy made a spinning play to earn the secondary helper on Alex DeBrincat's first-period tally. While the Blackhawks' playoff run is over, Murphy proved solid with four helpers, 17 blocked shots, 20 hits and a minus-1 rating in nine contests.
Murphy notched an assist, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Friday's 3-2 win over the Oilers in Game 4.
Murphy had the primary assist on Brandon Saad's first-period tally. The 27-year-old Murphy picked up a helper in each of the last games of the series. He added eight shots, six blocks and six hits in four contests against the Oilers. Murphy had a career-best 19 points in 58 outings during the regular season, although his usage tends to be more defensive in nature.
Murphy provided an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Oilers in Game 3.
Murphy's shot attempt late in the third period deflected off of Oilers defenseman Ethan Bear's stick and then bounced off Jonathan Toews' shin and into the net. This put the Blackhawks ahead and ultimately helped them retake the series lead at 2-1. The assist is Murphy's first career playoff point.
Murphy (groin) is taking part in Thursday's exhibition against the Blues, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Murphy hadn't been participating in practice recently because of the groin issue, but he wouldn't be in the lineup if the medical staff felt it was still a problem. Barring a setback of some kind in the next couple days, Murphy should be available for the start of the best-of-five series versus the Oilers on Saturday.
Murphy (groin) wasn't a full participant in Sunday's practice, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Murphy has been dealing with a groin injury over the past several days and fully participated in practice Saturday, but he was limited Sunday. Head coach Jeremy Colliton said after practice that he wasn't sure whether Murphy would be ready for Game 1 against the Oilers on Saturday and stated that the team is "ramping him up slowly."
Murphy (groin) will be a full participant in Saturday's practice, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Murphy has been dealing with a groin injury over the past week, but it looks like he's back to 100 percent ahead of Sunday's flight to Edmonton. The 27-year-old blueliner notched 19 points in 58 games during the regular season.
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|05/06||@ CAR||W 2-1 (OT)||0||0||0||0||26:14|
|05/04||@ CAR||L 3-6||0||0||0||0||19:22|
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|05/01||vs FLA||L 4-5||1||0||1||-2||19:46|
|04/29||vs FLA||L 3-4 (OT)||0||0||0||+1||22:55|
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