Kyle Murphy has been named the Coordinator of Men's Ice Hockey Operations.
July 30, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Providence College men's hockey Head Coach Nate Leaman has announced the hiring of Kyle Murphy '13 as the Coordinator of Men's Ice Hockey Operations.
Murphy, a 2013 graduate of the College, returns to the Friars after captaining the squad during the 2012-13 season.
Last season, Murphy played professionally with the Manglerud Star in Oslo, Norway. Manglerud went 31-4-1-0 en route to a first-place finish in the First Division. Murphy played all 36 games, scoring 24 goals and adding 28 assists for 52 points as the Star earned promotion to the Eliteserien (Elite Division).
Murphy spent the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons with the Friars under Leaman. As a senior he led Providence back to the Hockey East playoffs as the Friars earned home ice for the Hockey East Quarterfinals for the first time in 10 seasons and made a second consecutive Hockey East Championship Semifinal appearance at the TD Garden.
In 2012-13, Murphy appeared in all 38 games, recording three goals and eight assists for 11 points. Two of his three goals were game-winning tallies. He was named the 2013 Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award Winner, as announced by the Hockey Commissioners Association (HCA).The award was established by the HCA in honor of former Army player Derek Hines, who was a "consummate team player and team builder." Hines played at Army from 1999-2003 and was a four-year letter-winner as well as a co-captain his senior season. He was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 1, 2005 in Afghanistan.
Prior to joining the Friars, Murphy spent the 2009-10 season with Notre Dame and the 2010-11 season with the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. He also graduated from Shattuck St. Mary's High School in Faribault, Minn.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Power Play Leads No. 18 Men'...
The No. 18 Providence College men's hockey team posted a 7-3 win at No. 5 UMass Lowell on Friday night at the Tsongas Center (6,750), including power-play...
Mauermann Named A 2015...
Men's hockey senior forward Ross Mauermann has been selected as one of 20 candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award (Jan. 21).
Men's Hockey Hosts 2015...
On Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, the Providence College men's hockey team hosted its fourth-annual Youth Hockey Clinic at The Providence Rink.
No. 18 Men's Hockey To...
The Friars are back in action with a two-game, home-and-home Hockey East series versus fifth-ranked UMass Lowell, beginning with a 7:00 p.m. game at Lowell's...
Friars In The Pros: Men'...
- Several former Providence College men's hockey players are having successful seasons in pro hockey, including Tim Schaller '13, who made his National...
No. 14 Men's Hockey Edged At...
The No. 14/15 Providence College men's hockey team was defeated by New Hampshire, 2-1, on Tuesday night at the Whittemore Center (3,005).
Men's Hockey Returns To ...
After a seven-game stretch of non-conference games, the Friars return to Hockey East play on Tuesday night with a 7:00 p.m. makeup game at New Hampshire.
No. 13 Men's Hockey's...
After falling behind 4-0, the No. 13/14 Providence College men's hockey team scored three straight goals to cut Brown's lead to one goal after two periods of...