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Mike Murphy

Born:September 12, 1950Draft:1970 Rangers 25th Overall
Hometown:Toronto, OntarioPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:NHL VP of Hockey Operations

Michael John Murphy (born September 12, 1950) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for 13 years for the St. Louis BluesNew York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings and has been Assistant and Head Coach in the NHL for The Los Angeles Kings, Ottawa SenatorsVancouver CanucksToronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers. Murphy also played for Team Canada winning a Bronze Medal in 1978 and Coached Team Canada, International Hockey League (IHL). Murphy is presently Senior Vice President of the NHL, hockey operations.

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Staff History

  • NHL, Los Angeles Kings, Special Assistant to GM (1983-84)
  • NHL, Los Angeles Kings, Assistant Coach (1984-1986)
  • NHL, Los Angeles Kings, Head Coach (1986-1988)
  • NHL, Vancouver Canucks, Assistant Coach (1988-1990)
  • IHL, Milwaukee Admirals, Head Coach (1990-1991)
  • NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs, Assistant Coach (1991-1994)
  • NHL, New York Rangers, Assistant Coach (1994-1996)
  • NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs, Head Coach (1996-1998)
  • NHL, Ottawa Senators, Assistant Coach (2000-2001)
  • NHL, League Vice President of Hockey Operations (1999-2007)
  • NHL, League Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations (2007-present)


  • CHL Rookie of the Year (1971)
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal (1978 as player; 1986 as coach)