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Stephen Murphy
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Playing position
Youth team
Fife Falcons


Stephen Murphy returns for his eleventh season in Belfast.

He originally joined the Giants in 2009 from the Manchester Phoenix and the Scot played a vital role in helping the organisation to the Playoff Championship at the end of his first season in Belfast. Murphy famously starred in the decisive shootout in the 2010 grand final against the Cardiff Devils.

Since Murphy’s debut season in Northern Ireland, he has collected All-Star awards and winning the British Netminder of the Year award on eight occasions on his way to backstopping the organisation to Elite League titles in the 2011/12, 2013/14 and 2018/19 seasons. He also helped Team GB win their first World Championship Gold Medal in 24 years during the 2017 tournament in Belfast.

Playing History

2018-2019Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS000
2017-2018Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP150.783
2017-2018Belfast GiantsEIHL23.180.882
2016-2017Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP92.690.883
2016-2017Great BritainWC D1B20.50.97
2014-2015Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP72.660.908
2014-2015Belfast GiantsEIHL152.690.916
2014-2015Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS000
2013-2014Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP132.140.917
2013-2014Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS41.50.95
2013-2014Belfast GiantsEIHL492.280.921
2012-2013Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS41.940.924
2012-2013Great BritainOGQ31.950.91
2012-2013Belfast GiantsEIHL382.410.916
2012-2013Great BritainWC D1A54.490.86
2011-2012Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS31.130.958
2010-2011Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP112.360.944
2010-2011Belfast GiantsEIHL482.440.907
2010-2011Great BritainWC D151.890.935
2009-2010Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS41.410.955
2009-2010Belfast GiantsEIHL502.240.923
2009-2010Great BritainWC D142.250.932
2009-2010Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP62.820.901
2008-2009Great BritainOGQ12.770.903
2008-2009Manchester PhoenixEIHL PLAYOFFS24.50.87
2008-2009Manchester PhoenixEIHL513.160.906
2008-2009Manchester PhoenixEIHL KO Cup CUP62.180.941
2006-2007Edinburgh CapitalsEIHL523.950.889
2006-2007Edinburgh CapitalsEIHL Cup CUP440.882
2005-2006Great BritainWC D126.030.784
2004-2005Bräcke IKDivision 1243.880.905
2004-2005IF BjörklövenAllsvenskan53.420.892
2003-2004Bracknell BeesBNL82.670.906
2003-2004Bracknell BeesFindus Cup CUP122.110.921
2003-2004Bracknell BeesBNL PLAYOFFS140.892
2002-2003Dundee StarsBNL PLAYOFFS82.740.917
2002-2003Dundee StarsBNL342.810.912
2002-2003Great BritainWC D1000
2001-2002Dundee StarsBNL432.310.911
2001-2002Great BritainWC D1130.8
2000-2001Fife FlyersBNL121.830.943
2000-2001Fife FlyersChristmas Cup CUP43.250.909
2000-2001Great BritainWC D111.970.917
2000-2001Fife FlyersBNL PLAYOFFS61.990.935
2000-2001Cleveland BaronsNAHL143.760.874
1999-2000Fife FlyersBNL PLAYOFFS112.180.937
1999-2000Fife FlyersBNL302.130.934
1998-1999Glasgow EaglesSNL161.710.924
1998-1999Great Britain U18WJC-18 B56.420.847
1997-1998Paisley PiratesBNL000