Cory Murphy (D)
2009-10: Returned on loan from New Jersey on Feb. 13â€¦Recalled from New Jersey on Feb. 12â€¦Picked up two assists on Jan. 23 at Portlandâ€¦Tied team record for assists in a game (4a) on Dec. 15 vs. Springfield (set by Olivier Magnan on Feb. 26, 2008 at Manchester)â€¦Returned on loan to Lowell on Nov. 18â€¦Made Lowell Devils debut on Oct. 20, vs. Bridgeport, gathering an assistâ€¦Loaned to Lowell on Oct. 20â€¦Made New Jersey Devils' debut October 3 vs. Philadelphia...Signed as a free agent July 17, 2009.
LAST SEASON: Spent season with Florida, Rochester (AHL), and Tampa Bay...He combined for 5g-11a-16pts and 14 penalty minutes in 32 NHL games last season...Was claimed off of re-entry waivers by the Lightning on Jan. 19, after starting the season with the Panthers...Added 2g-4a-6pts and 2 PIM in five AHL appearances.
CAREER: 2007-08: Made his North American professional debut after signing with Florida as a free agent on Mar. 26, 2007.
OTHER: Spent six seasons in Europe, including 2001-03 with Blues Espoo (Fin.), 2003-05 with Ilves Tampere (Fin.), 2005-06 with HC Fribourg-Gotteron (Swi.), and 2006-07 with HIFK Helsinki (Fin.)...Finnish teammates included Devilsâ€™ forward Ilkka Pikkarainen in 2006-07...Played four seasons, 1997-98 through 2000-01 at Colgate University (ECAC), recording 28g-83a-111pts and 124 PIM in 138 appearances for the Red Raiders.