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Canada Larry Murphy
#55 Detroit Red Wings / NHL - 00/01
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Last added: Gustav Gäbel
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Patrick Thoresen 14 11 10 21
2. Patrick Newell 14 9 11 20
3. Viktor Granholm 14 9 11 20
4. David Morley 14 8 12 20
5. Rasmus Ahlholm 14 4 15 19
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
60
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
2-time Canada Cup Champion 2
1-time CHL Memorial Cup Champion 1
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4

Murphy holds the NHL record for points (76) and assists (60) by a rookie defenseman. Larry ranks 5th all time in scoring by a defenseman, totaling 1,217 points over his 21-year career. Murphy is also a 4x Stanley Cup Champion, winning 2 with Pittsburgh and 2 with Detroit.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1977-78 Don Mills Flyers U18 AAA U18 AAA - - - - - |
Toronto Red Wings MetJBHL 36 10 20 30 25 |
1978-79 Peterborough Petes OMJHL 66 6 21 27 82 | Playoffs 19 1 9 10 24
1979-80 Peterborough Petes OMJHL 68 21 68 89 88 | Playoffs 14 4 13 17 20
Canada U20 WJC-20 5 1 0 1 4 |
1980-81 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 16 60 76 79 17 | Playoffs 4 3 0 3 2 -2
1981-82 Los Angeles Kings NHL 79 22 44 66 95 -13 | Playoffs 10 2 8 10 12 0
1982-83 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 14 48 62 81 2 |
1983-84 Los Angeles Kings NHL 6 0 3 3 0 -4 |
Washington Capitals NHL 72 13 33 46 50 12 | Playoffs 8 0 3 3 6 0
1984-85 Washington Capitals NHL 79 13 42 55 51 0 | Playoffs 5 2 3 5 6 -4
Canada WC 8 2 6 8 4 |
1985-86 Washington Capitals NHL 78 21 44 65 50 2 | Playoffs 9 1 5 6 6 1
1986-87 Washington Capitals NHL 80 23 58 81 39 25 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 6 3
Canada WC 6 0 3 3 4 |
1987-88 Washington Capitals NHL 79 8 53 61 72 2 | Playoffs 13 4 4 8 33 0
Canada CC 8 1 6 7 4 8 |
1988-89 Washington Capitals NHL 65 7 29 36 70 -5 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 8 -5
Minnesota North Stars NHL 13 4 6 10 12 5 |
1989-90 Minnesota North Stars NHL 77 10 58 68 44 -13 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 31 -4
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars NHL 31 4 11 15 38 -8 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 44 5 23 28 30 2 | Playoffs 23 5 18 23 44 17
1991-92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 77 21 56 77 48 33 | Playoffs 21 6 10 16 19 -4
Canada CC 8 0 1 1 0 -1 |
1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 83 22 63 85 73 45 | Playoffs 12 2 11 13 10 2
1993-94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 84 17 56 73 44 10 | Playoffs 6 0 5 5 0 -6
1994-95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 48 13 25 38 18 12 | Playoffs 12 2 13 15 0 3
1995-96 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 82 12 49 61 34 -2 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 4 -8
1996-97 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 7 32 39 20 1 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 12 2 4 6 0 2 | Playoffs 20 2 9 11 8 16
1997-98 Detroit Red Wings NHL 82 11 41 52 37 35 | Playoffs 22 3 12 15 2 12
1998-99 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 10 42 52 42 21 | Playoffs 10 0 2 2 8 2
1999-00 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 10 30 40 45 4 | Playoffs 9 2 3 5 2 1
Canada “A” WC 3 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2000-01 Detroit Red Wings NHL 57 2 19 21 12 -6 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1973-74 Toronto Shopsy's QC Int PW - - - - - |
1978-79 Peterborough Petes M-Cup 5 0 2 2 8 |
1979-80 Peterborough Petes M-Cup 5 1 6 7 4 |
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars Fr-Tour 3 0 0 0 0 |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 16 1 7 8 0.50 4 7 | 0
Fr-Tour 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
M-Cup 2 10 1 8 9 0.90 12 - | 0
MetJBHL 1 36 10 20 30 0.83 25 - | 0
NHL 21 1615 287 929 1216 0.75 1084 179 | 20 215 37 115 152 0.71 207 26
OMJHL (OHL) 2 134 27 89 116 0.87 170 - | 2 33 5 22 27 0.82 44 -
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
U18 AAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 3 17 2 9 11 0.65 8 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 4 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mike Gartner (F) 1983-1996 8 Canada, Minnesota North Stars, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals
Scott Stevens (D) 1983-1992 7 Canada, Canada, Washington Capitals
Steve Yzerman (F) 1984-2001 6 Canada, Detroit Red Wings
Brendan Shanahan (F) 1991-2001 6 Canada, Detroit Red Wings

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Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Minnesota North Stars

Cult/Star player for Peterborough Petes

Cult/Star player for Pittsburgh Penguins

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

Career transactions
- 1997-03-18 • Traded to the Detroit Red Wings for future considerations
- 1995-07-08 • Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Dmitri Mironov & a 1996 2nd round pick (later traded to NJ: Josh DeWolf)
- 1990-12-11 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins with Peter Taglianetti for Chris Dahlquist & Jim Johnson
- 1989-03-07 • Traded to the Minensota North Stars with Mike Gartner for Dino Ciccarelli & Bob Rouse
- 1983-10-18 • Traded to the Washington Capitals for Ken Houston & Brian Engblom
- 1980-06-11 • Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings

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