Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Matt Murley
Matt Murley was born December 17, 1979 in Troy, New York. The second round, 51st overall selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Murley is a graduate of the RPI Engineers.

An offensively gifted forward, Murley played four seasons at RPI capturing ECAC All-Rookie Team honours (1998-99) and All-ECAC First Team honours (2001-02) while recording 172 points (71-122-172) before making his professional debut in 2002-03.

Following a successful collegiate career, Murley began his professional season with Pittsburgh's AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton tallying 58 points (21-37-58) as a rookie before making his NHL debut in 2003-04. A key player in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's run to the Calder Cup final in 2004, Murley went on to make his NHL debut with the Penguins in 2003-04, seeing action in action in 18 games and registering two points (1-1-2).

Following his stint in Pittsburgh, Murley was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Avalanche in the summer of 2006.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 Syracuse Jr. Crunch ON-Jr.A 48 52 58 110 111
1997-98 Syracuse Jr. Crunch ON-Jr.A 49 56 70 126 103
1998-99 RPI Engineers ECAC 36 17 32 49 32
1999-00 RPI Engineers ECAC 35 9 29 38 42
2000-01 RPI Engineers ECAC 34 24 18 42 34
2001-02 RPI Engineers ECAC 32 24 22 46 26
2002-03 Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pens AHL 73 21 37 58 45 -4 6 0 2 2 15
2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 18 1 1 2 14 -6
2003-04 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 63 10 26 36 69 +2 24 7 6 13 17
2004-05 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 80 17 24 41 55 +16 11 3 0 3 0
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 1 5 6 24 -9
2006-07 Albany River Rats AHL 61 23 32 55 18 -8 5 1 5 6 8
2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 3 0 1 1 0 +1
2007-08 San Antonio Rampage AHL 76 21 41 62 43 +20 7 2 2 4 0
2008-09 Amur Khabarovsk KHL 33 4 4 8 28
2009-10 HC Lugano Swiss 3 1 1 2 4
2009-10 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 11 6 6 12 8 2 1 1 2 0
2010-11 Linkopings HC Sweden 12 3 5 8 0
2010-11 Timra IK Sweden 32 9 6 15 36
2011-12 Timra IK Sweden 55 15 16 31 16
2011-12 Timra IK Sweden-Q 9 4 7 11 2
2012-13 Timra IK Sweden 13 5 8 13 22
2012-13 Timra IK Sweden-Q 10 4 6 10 2
NHL Totals 62 2 7 9 38


ECAC First All-Star Team (2002) Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 12, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 20, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, September 15, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Khabarovsk (KHL), October 9, 2008.