Murphy sent to Checkers

Posted by Chip Alexander on March 25, 2014 

The Canes on Tuesday assigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

Murphy, 20, has 12 pointsin 46 NHL games with the Hurricanes during his first full professional season. He also has played 16 AHL games for Charlotte in 2013-14, earning 18 points.

Murphy missed the past two games with an upper-body injury.

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