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Still with Blue Jackets, Ryan Murray seeks to elevate play

Still with Blue Jackets, Ryan Murray seeks to elevate play
Published On: Mon, Sep 18
Dec 14, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) controls the puck as Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray (27) trails the play during the first period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Barely one minute into the first scrimmage of Blue Jackets training camp on Saturday, fourth-line center Lukas Sedlak was sent hard into the end boards, causing a boom that resonated throughout the rink.

I got mad, but then I saw it was (Ryan Murray), Sedlak said, chuckling. He wasnt like that before, I think. He was a nice guy, so I was a little bit surprised.

Murray " 6-foot-1, 210 pounds " will never be described as a physical defenseman, but hes come to this training camp knowing he needs to make noise.

Nobodys role within the Blue Jackets organization has diminished more in the past 18 months than Murrays, from a top-pairing defenseman who quarterbacks the power play to a third pairing guy whose only special-teams play is on the penalty kill.

Murray conceded to The Athletic on Saturday that he never expected to come to training camp with the Blue Jackets this fall. The trade rumors that swirled all summer made too much...

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