Phoenix Coyotes sign top draft pick Connor Murphy
The Phoenix Coyotes signed defenseman Connor Murphy, their top
pick in this year’s NHL draft, to an entry level contract
Terms weren’t disclosed.
The 18-year-old Murphy was taken by Phoenix at No. 20
Murphy had three goals and three assists last season in 14 games
for the U.S. national under-18 team.
He’s the son of former NHL player Gord Murphy, who’s an
assistant coach with the Florida Panthers.