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01-04-2013, 04:13 AM
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Murphy is not at all like I expected. He doesn't fit the scouting reports. He's actually a lot like Gord, but with a big shot and the urge to pinch offensively. I agree he's been solid on the PK. Even 5on3.
We saw a lot of praised heaped upon Canadiens d prospect Tinordi last year after he was drafted by Montreal and I would say that Murphy's growth spurt may have elevated his status amongst defensive d men with size (ahead of Tinordi). Murphy isn't playing the PP much at the WJC but he does have a deadly accurate shot as well so his offensive abilities are there. He's a legitimate top 3 D at the NHL level.
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