Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Texas forward Murray signs NAHL tender with Odessa

Press Release

The Texas Tornado of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) are pleased to announce that 18U forward Austin Murray has signed an NAHL tender with the Odessa Jackalopes.  The Jackalopes are in the NAHL’s South Division.

Murray, 18, currently leads the 18U Division and the Tornado in goals this season with 18 heading into the final regular season event of the 2012-13 season in Troy, Michigan, this upcoming weekend from January 18-21.  The Dallas, Texas native is also tied for the league lead with 7 power play goals and 4 game-winning goals and his 23 points ranks 3rd on the Tornado roster.  The Tornado are currently in 1st place in the NAPHL 18U Red Division with 25 points.

Murray (5’7/162) played exceptionally well at the last NAPHL event in Frisco, Texas, as he totaled nine points in four games played, which included six goals and three points as the Tornado posted a 3-0-1 record at the event.  This is the first NAHL tender of the 2012-13 season for the Tornado and also the first signed by Odessa this season.

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