Riley Murphy Announces His Commitment To The University of Alaska Fairbanks To Play Division I Hockey!

Dec 27, 2019

Your Aberdeen Wings, proud members of the North American Hockey League are pleased to announce that Forward Riley Murphy has announced his commitment to play Division I Hockey at The University of Alaska Fairbanks.  Riley is in his 4th season with the Wings, thus far he has played in 191 games with 99 points, 46 goals and 53 assists with an overall +45 (+-).  Riley holds Wings records in Penalty Minutes (263), Shorthanded goals (6 ), 18-19 Season Shorthanded Goals ( 5), and Overall Games played (191).  Murphy was a member of last years NAHL Robertson Cup National Championship Team.  Riley was named alternate captain this year for his work on and off the ice.

“Riley has been with me since my first year in Aberdeen. Over the last 4 season, I’ve had the opportunity to watch him grow into a very solid two-way hockey player and an even a better young man. He is a player that can play in all situations, and takes a lot of pride in his versatility as a player. Riley has taken advantage of his time in Aberdeen to develop into a very good player that will excel at Alaska Fairbanks.” Wings Head Coach Scott Langer

“I honored to announce my commitment to play division 1 hockey at the University of Alaska Nanooks. I wanna thank all the great coaches, teammates, billets, friends and family who have helped me get to this point. #nanooks” Riley Murphy

Riley joins fellow Aberdeen Wings Player Antonio DiPaolo who also committed to the University of Alaska Fairbanks yesterday.