|Born:||March 8, 1961||Draft:||1980 Kings #4 Overall|
|Known For:||4x Stanley Cup||Shoots:||Right|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Status:||Retired|
Lawrence Thomas Murphy (born March 8, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played over 20 years in the National Hockey League, suiting up for the Los Angeles Kings, Washington Capitals, Minnesota North Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Detroit Red Wings.
He won back-to-back Stanley Cup championships, the first of two being with Pittsburgh in 1991 and 1992; and then with Detroit in 1997 and 1998. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
He currently serves as a studio analyst for the Red Wings on Fox Sports Detroit.
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- Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004
- 4x Stanley Cup Champion (1991, 1992, 1997, 1998)
- 3x NHL Second All-Star Team (1987, 1993, 1995)
- 2x Canada Cup Champion (1988, 1992)
- World Championship Silver Medal (1985)
- OMJHL Most Outstanding Defenseman (Max Kaminsky Trophy) (1980)
- CHL Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1980)
- CHL Memorial Cup Champion (1979)
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