15. Larry Murphy

Larry Murphy played for six teams in his career in the National Hockey League, and it was with the Pittsburgh Penguins where he had his biggest batch of success.

Murphy was traded from Minnesota during the 1990-91 season, and it would be one of the Penguins' critical moves on the road to their first Stanley Cup win later that season.  Murphy, who had already been named a Second Team All-Star when he was with the Washington Capitals, would secure two more of those honors with the Pens.  He would also help Pittsburgh win the 1992 Stanley Cup.

The Defenseman would have three straight seasons over 70 Points and totaled 301 Points in 336 Games.

He would later win two more Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings.

Murphy would enter the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defence
  • Acquired: Traded from the Minnesota North Stars with Peter Taglianetti for Chris Dahlquist and Jim Johnson 12/11/90.
  • Departed: Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Dmitri Mironov and the previously acquired 1996 2nd Round Pick from New Jersey (which would be Josh DeWolf) 7/8/95.
  • Games Played: 336
  • Notable Statistics: 78 Goals, 223 Assists, 301 Points, 213 PIM, 0.90 PPG, +102 Plus/Minus, 41.4 Point Shares, 72 Points in 74 Playoff Games
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup Champion (1991 & 1992)

    Second Team All-Star (1993 & 1995)

    All-Star Game (1994)
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