Murphy Not Living Up to Reputation
Loverro, Thom, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
About halfway through the third period of the Washington Capitals' regular-season finale 1-1 tie against the Buffalo Sabres yesterday at MCI Center, Joe Murphy was hit with a 10-minute game misconduct. Apparently, it was because of something he said to referee Don Koharski.
Some might say, what a surprise. Joe Murphy always gets in trouble when he opens his mouth.
Actually, though, any trouble from the Joe Murphy who has played for the Capitals since being picked up on waivers Feb. 10 is a surprise. The former Boston Bruin who arrived here with baggage in tow has been just the opposite of the reputation he brought with him.
"There were some concerns in the hockey world about this guy being a bad influence, but he has been a …
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