Moose sign Manitoba native, Marty Murray, to AHL contract
Posted on: Monday, August 17th, 2009
By Press Release, Moose
The Manitoba Moose announced today they have signed centre Marty Murray to an American Hockey League contract.
Murray, 34, appeared in 76 games last season with the Manchester Monarchs and lead the team in scoring with 54 points (15-39-54), along with 37 penalty minutes. The Deloraine, MB native has appeared in 346 American Hockey League games over his 13-year pro career with Saint John, Philadelphia, and Manchester. In that span, Murray has scored 342 points (107-235-342) and 179 penalty minutes. He won a Calder Cup with the Saint John Flames back in 2001 and was named the starting centre for the Canadian All-Stars at the 1996 and 1997 AHL All-Star Classics. His best season came in 2000-01 when he lead the Flames in scoring with 76 points in 56 games.
Murray has also played in 261 National Hockey League games with Calgary, Philadelphia, Carolina, and Los Angeles. In that time, he’s scored 73 points (31-42-73) and 41 penalty minutes. Murray also won a pair of gold medals with Team Canada at the IIHF Under-20 World Hockey Championships back in 1994 and 1995 where he played with Moose defenceman Nolan Baumgartner.
Murray was originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the fourth round, 96th overall, in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.