July 16, 1948|
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
Atlanta Flames |
Robert John Murray (born July 16, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played 194 games for the Atlanta Flames and Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League between 1973 and 1977. Prior to turning professional Murray played for Michigan Tech, and also spent time in the minor American Hockey League and Central Hockey League.
Murray was born in Peterborough, Ontario. After playing four seasons at Michigan Tech where he was named a WCHA First All-Star and NCAA West First All-American in 1971, Murray was signed as a territorial exemption by the Montreal Canadiens in September, 1971.
Murray played two seasons in the AHL for the Nova Scotia Voyageurs, the Canadiens' affiliate. Prior to the 1973–74 NHL season he was traded for a third-round draft pick to the Atlanta Flames, where he played one and a half seasons before being traded again to the Vancouver Canucks for Gerry Meehan, March 9, 1975.
Regular season and playoffs
|1971–72||Nova Scotia Voyageurs||AHL||73||1||12||13||62||15||3||0||3||10|
|1972–73||Nova Scotia Voyageurs||AHL||60||4||22||26||61||13||1||5||6||29|
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA First Team||1970–71|||
|AHCA West All-American||1970–71|||
- Bob Murray biography at Legends of Hockey
- Little, Todd (November 9, 2012). "Gone But Not Forgotten: NHL's Atlanta Flames". SB Nation. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
- "Trades by player: Murray, Bob J." NHL Trade Tracker. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
- "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.