Murphy returns to Oilers for first full season

TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa Oilers, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets and AHL’s Manitoba Moose, announced the signing of rookie forward Ben Murphy, who played 10 games for the Oilers at the end of last season.

Murphy arrived in Tulsa in March after finishing his senior season with Bowling Green State University. The 24-year-old forward tallied eight points (4g-4a) with the Oilers. Murphy recorded his first pro point, an assist, March 29 vs Colorado, and scored his first goal April 1 at Quad City.

The Duxbury, Mass. native skated in 145 games at BGSU during his four-year college career from 2012-16, where he recorded 67 points (34g-33a) for the Falcons.