Growing up, adults always tell you that “life isn't fair.” No Columbus Blue Jacket knows that better than Ryan Murray, who finds himself injured—again—during the best season of his career and in a home stretch where the club desperately needs his talent. Murray has now missed 16 games since leaving the February 18 loss against Tampa Bay, a span that has seen the CBJ go 7-8-1 in his absence. Murray had compiled one goal and 28 assists for an already-career-best 29 points in 56 games, serving as a capable top four defenseman at either end of the ice. The second overall pick in 2012 has only played one full season since breaking into the league the following season, suffering various injuries to his back, ankle, hand and knee (his current injury is listed as the ubiquitous “upper-body” variety).
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