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Chicago Blackhawks Western Conference Central Division
Connor Murphy • #5 • D
Status:Back injury, injured/non-roster list
Ht/Wt:6'4", 212 lbs.
Born:Mar 26, 1993 (25 yrs) in Dublin, OH
Hometown:Boston, MA
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Phoenix in 2011 (1/20).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Arizona in 2017.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has great skating ability and loads of defensive acumen. Can make an impact at the highest level because he can get under opponents' skin. Also boasts a tremendous (6-4, 212 pounds) frame.
Flaws: Needs to improve his defensive-zone coverage and shutdown ability even more in order to maximize output in the NHL. Is also somewhat prone to injury. Lacks some offensive flair, too.
Career Potential: Inconsistent shutdown defenseman with some upside.
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