1 Kevin Murdock
1 Kevin Murdock
Height: 5-11
Weight: 189
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bradenton, Fla.
High School: Lincoln (USHL)
Position: Goaltender

Junior (2012-13): Ranked third in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association and 10th nationally in overall save percentage at .930 and ranked 10th in the CCHA in overall goals-against average at 2.51...Finished the season ranked first at LSSU in career save percentage and tied for second in career goals-against average...Tied for second in LSSU single-season save percentage and ranked 10th in single-season save percentage...Was named CCHA Goaltender of the Week following his career-high 46-save performance during the 5-1 victory over Alaska (2/15)...Also totaled 46 saves during a 5-4 loss to No. 3 Miami (3/2)...Was also named CCHA Goaltender of the Week during the Nov. 2-3 series at Alaska...Stopped all 25 shots on goal during a 4-0 victory over Alabama-Huntsville (11/17) to record his first collegiate shutout...Also recorded shutouts against Miami (12/8) with 46 saves and Northern Michigan (3/2) with 35 saves.

Sophomore (2011-12): His first win as a Laker was a 20-save performance during a 2-1 home victory over Bemidji State (11/5)...Totaled a season-high 31 saves during a 3-1 loss at Ohio State (12/3)...Was the winning goalie after playing the final 31 minutes and recording 23 saves during a 4-3 exhibition victory over The U.S. National Team Development Program’s Under-18 team (2/3).

Prior to LSSU: Was 29-15-4 with a 2.91 goals-against average and .907 save percentage while playing for the Lincoln Stars in 2010-11...Ranked third in the United States Hockey League in games played at 52...Murdock played at Minnesota State-Mankato in 2009-10 and appeared in five games...He also played for Lincoln in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

Personal: Son of Michael and Janice Murdock...A 2009 graduate of Edison Academy...Planning to major in Parks and Recreation.

All About Kevin:

Parents: Mike and Jan

Hometown: Bradenton, Fla.

Favorite Superhero: Batman

What I want to do after I graduate (other than play hockey): Coach or work for the Forest Service

If I had one wish, it would be: Cure cancer

Person I would most like to meet: Tim Thomas

Favorite NHL player: Jonathan Quick

Person or people who have made the biggest impact on my hockey career: Parents

I love hockey because...: It’s still fun

The most important lesson I have learned: Work hard

My biggest challenge in hockey is...: Stopping the puck

Best Experience this summer: Being a intern with the Forest Service

Favorite Book: 11 Seconds

Career Statistics:

Season GP Min. GA GAA Saves Save % W-L-T
2011-12 5 236:03 7 1.78 110 .940 1-3-0

 

 

 

2013 Murdock Stats