Brett Murray



  • DOB: 7/20/1998
  • Ht: 6-5
  • Wt: 228
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 3
  • School: Penn State University
  • Hometown: Bolton, ON
  • Drafted: Buffalo Sabres' fourth-round selection (99th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft


Buffalo Sabres’ fourth-round selection (99th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft. Signed a two-year, entry-level NHL contract with Buffalo on July 31, 2020. Re-signed a one-year NHL contract with Buffalo on July 18, 2022.


2021-22: Split his third season in the organization between the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) and Rochester Americans (AHL) ... Tallied two goals and four assists for six points in a career-high 19 games with the Sabres while finishing the season with a personal-best 32 points (15+17) in 52 games with the Amerks ... Ranked fourth among all Rochester skaters in goals and tied for sixth in points ... Tied for fourth among all Rochester skaters while appearing in 10 Calder Cup Playoff contests during the Amerks’ run to the North Division Finals ... Scored his first playoff goal – the overtime game-winner – in the 4-3 series-clinching win at Belleville on 5/06 ... Recorded his first playoff with an assist in his professional postseason debut in Game 1 of the first-round series against Belleville on 5/04 ... Notched three assists in the 6-5 overtime loss to Bridgeport on 3/27 ... Had a season-long six-game point streak (3+6) from 2/27 to 3/11 ... Totaled seven goals and 12 points through in 13 games during the month of February ... Recorded a career-high four points (1+3) in the 5-3 win at Toronto on 2/27 ... Extended his goal-scoring streak to three straight games by scoring his career-high 10th goal of the season while also appearing in his 100th AHL game at Providence on 2/11 ... Appeared in his 100th pro game against Anaheim on 12/07 ... Scored his first NHL goal as part of his first NHL multi-point game against Seattle on 11/29 ... Logged his first NHL point with an assist in Buffalo’s 3-2 overtime loss at Detroit on 11/27 ... Scored for the fifth time in five games with a two-goal effort against Lehigh Valley on 11/17, his first multi-goal effort since April 3, 2021 ... Had goals in back-to-back games (11/10-11/12)


2020-21: Combined to play in 29 games between the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) and Rochester Americans (AHL) ... Was the seventh different player to make his NHL debut for the Sabres during the season, recording one shot over 11:10 of ice time in Buffalo’s 8-4 loss at Pittsburgh on 5/06 ... Earned his first-ever NHL recall from the Sabres on 3/25 ... Finished the campaign as the Rochester’s scoring champion as the team’s point-getter with 20 points (9+11) in 27 games after recording an assist in the 2-1 season-ending win over Utica on 5/16 ... Ranked second on the team with nine goals, matching the total from his rookie season in 30 fewer games ... Six of his nine goals came on the power-play, a team-best ... Had three goals and seven points over his last 11 games ... Recorded the first three-point game of his career with two goals and an assist – all of which came in the first period – in the 5-3 win at Syracuse on 4/03 ... Had two points (1+1) in the 3-2 win at Syracuse on 2/20

2019-20: Enjoyed a breakout rookie season with Rochester, recording 24 points on nine goals and 15 assists in 55 games ... Ranked second among all Amerks rookies and finished eighth overall in team scoring ... Recorded his first multi-goal game (2+0) in the 3-2 win at Binghamton on 2/01 ... Collected two assists against Syracuse on 1/31 ... Totaled seven points (1+6) over a season-long five-game point streak from 11/16 to 11/30 to close out the month of November ... Tallied his second multi-point effort in three games with a pair of assists at Utica on 11/16 ... Notched his first multi-point game with two assists in the 4-3 win over Syracuse on 11/13 ... Had a three-game point streak (1+2) from 10/30 to 11/02 ... Scored his first pro goal in the 5-1 win over Hershey on 10/23 ... Recorded his first pro point with an assist in his professional debut at Utica on 10/19

2018-19: Returned to the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL, recording 76 points on 41 goals and 35 assists in 62 games ... Led the USHL in goals and ranked second in points, earning a selection on the USHL First All-Star Team ... Added one goal in two playoff contests

2017-18: Notched six points (1+5) in 21 games during his sophomore season at Penn State University (Big-10) ... Tallied an assist in a 5-3 victory over No. 11 Minnesota during the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals on 3/02 ... Picked up an assist in game one and scored his first career goal in game two of the weekend split at Arizona State (11/17-11/18) ... Recorded an assist in a 5-3 loss at Notre Dame on 11/10 ... Registered his first assist of the season during a 7-5 victory over AIC on 10/19

2016-17: Joined Penn State in January and then skated in 12 games, registering one assist ... Helped the Nittany Lions claim the Big-10 Conference championship and later the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance ... Recorded his first assist in a 5-2 victory over Michigan State on 1/13 ... Began the season with Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL, scoring seven goals with 13 assists for 20 points

2015-16: Honored with the CCHL Top Prospect Award after recording 32 assists and 14 goals, which ranked fourth and sixth, respectively, among all Carleton Place skaters in 48 games ... Named to the CCHL All-Rookie Team ... Helped the Canadians capture the league’s championship after producing 13 points (5+8) in 16 postseason appearances


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Player Stats

Regular Season
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2022-23 Regular SeasonROC71232649-14680139300.69
2021-22 Regular SeasonROC52151732-4356087200.62
2020-21 Regular SeasonROC2791120-7236052200.74
2019-20 Regular SeasonROC55915242101084100.44
2024 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC210110001100.50
2023 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC144610-3131029100.71
2022 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC10336040018100.60