Prospect Thread XIII
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12-13-2012, 07:46 PM
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The thing about Murphy's offensive brilliance is that very rarely is it team based.
He doesn't make anyone better. He just goes end to end, making a forward cover his ass, and the rest of the team just watches.
IMO he isn't a team oriented player.
I thought Murphy looked decent against the CIS all-stars today - didn't give away the puck along the boards like he did against UofA. He still had a couple of giveaways in the defensive slot
- I guess he is a little like Jovanovski with a high risk profile - but he also had at least one memorable rush wher he created his own scoring chance.
As to your team oriented comment, I get what you're saying on the rush, he seems to have the blinders on a bit (say, like Ballard), but on the powerplay he seems to have good vision and distribute the puck pretty well to teammates.
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