600,000 USD (2013)
Ice hockey player
| November 6, 1981 (age 34)
Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada (1981-11-06) |
Columbus Blue Jackets
San Jose Sharks
St. Louis Blues
KHL Medvescak Zagreb
242nd overall, 2001
Columbus Blue Jackets
St. Louis Blues (#23 / Centerman)
Andy Murray, Jeff Woywitka, Dave Allison, Evgeny Grachyov, Adam Cracknell
Bemidji State University
Andrew Murray (ice hockey) Wikipedia
Andrew Murray (born November 6, 1981 in Selkirk, Manitoba) is a Canadian-Croatian professional ice hockey player who is currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played for KHL Medveščak Zagreb, member of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Murray played college hockey for Bemidji State University for four seasons under head coach Tom Serratore where he was a three time captain and a 2005 graduate. Andrew left the program as its Division I-era scoring leader with 46-69—115 points in 128 contests ranking him seventh on the College Hockey America (CHA) career list and 30th on BSU’s all-time scoring chart. His 46 goals seat him in fourth among BSU’s D-I goal-scoring leaders while his 69 assists is tied for BSU Division I-era best.
He was recalled by the Columbus Blue Jackets on December 27, 2007, to play his first NHL game. He scored his first NHL goal on January 2, 2008, against Jean-Sébastien Giguère of the Anaheim Ducks. The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed Murray to a three-year, one-way contract on March 7, 2008. The deal ran through the 2010–11 season.
On July 13, 2011, Murray was signed to a one-year, two-way contract by the San Jose Sharks.
On February 6, 2012, the San Jose Sharks placed Murray on waivers, and he was sent down to the Worcester Sharks after he cleared waivers on February 7, 2012.
On June 10, 2012, Murray's negotiation rights were traded to the Detroit Red Wings with a conditional draft pick for 2014 as part of a trade deal for Brad Stuart. News reports from Detroit suggest the Wings have no interest in keeping Murray.
On July 6, 2012, it was announced that Murray had been signed to a one-year, two-way deal with the St. Louis Blues. With the NHL lock-out coming to affect, Murray was assigned directly by the Blues to AHL affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen. During the duration of the 2012–13 season, Murray scored 14 goals and 31 points in 51 games. He was recalled by St. Louis and played a solitary game in a 3-0 defeat to the Chicago Blackhawks on February 28, 2013.
On July 29, 2013, Murray signed his first contract abroad with a one-year contract with KHL Medveščak Zagreb from Croatia, the newest member of Kontinental Hockey League.