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Brady MurrayDescription : Braden Murray (born August 17, 1984 in Brandon, Manitoba and raised in Faribault, Minnesota) is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey forward. He currently plays for HC Lugano of the Swiss National League A (NLA). He was selected 152nd overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings.His father Andy Murray, is the former head coach of the St. Louis Blues and coached at a number of other teams as well. Brady grew up in Switzerland, Philadelphia, Hershey, Winnipeg, Calgary, Fa... Page:b

Brady Murray
Born(1984-08-17) August 17, 1984 (age 31)
Brandon, MB, CAN
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
PositionCenter
ShootsLeft
NLA team
Former teams
HC Lugano
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
Los Angeles Kings
Kloten Flyers
NHL Draft152nd overall, 2003
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career2005–present

Braden Murray (born August 17, 1984 in Brandon, Manitoba and raised in Faribault, Minnesota) is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey forward. He currently plays for HC Lugano of the Swiss National League A (NLA). He was selected 152nd overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings.

His father Andy Murray, is the former head coach of the St. Louis Blues and coached at a number of other teams as well. Brady grew up in Switzerland, Philadelphia, Hershey, Winnipeg, Calgary, Faribault and Los Angeles. His childhood friends include NHLers Alexander Steen, Zach Parise and Patrick Eaves.

Playing career

He represented the U.S. at the 2004 World Juniors, where he helped the States win gold. He also played hockey at the University of North Dakota, and after two successful years he followed his father who coached in Switzerland and signed with Swiss club, the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the Nationalliga A.

In May 2007, he signed an entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings. In the 2007–08 season, he made his NHL debut on September 29, 2007 against the Anaheim Ducks in a game played in London, England. On October 12, he scored his first goal against the Boston Bruins. After one season in the Kings organization, Murray opted to return to Switzerland, initially on loan from the Kings, to HC Lugano.

In his seventh season with Lugano in 2014–15, Murray was loaned to fellow NLA club, the Kloten Flyers for the remainder of the season on January 1, 2015.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular seasonPlayoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
2002–03Salmon Arm SilverbacksBCHL59425910130
2003–04University of North DakotaWCHA3719274632
2004–05University of North DakotaWCHA258122022
2005–06Rapperswil-Jona LakersNLA363912261032510
2006–07Rapperswil-Jona LakersNLA38122032387561114
2007–08Los Angeles KingsNHL41016
2007–08Manchester MonarchsAHL581413275041012
2008–09HC LuganoNLA362615412671230
2009–10HC LuganoNLA47613191241012
2010–11HC LuganoNLA25551010
2011–12HC LuganoNLA2369151263256
2013–14HC LuganoNLA27358450000
2014–15HC LuganoNLA203364
2014–15Kloten FlyersNLA810110
NHL totals41016
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
Ice hockey
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Bronze medal – third place2001 Nova Scotia
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place2004 Finland

International

YearTeamEventResultGPGAPtsPIM
2010United StatesWJC01 !1st62020
Junior totals62020

Awards and honors

AwardYear
All-WCHA Rookie Team2003–04
All-WCHA Third Team2003–04
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