Bryan Murray

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Bryan Murray
GM Bryan Murray (cropped).jpg
Murray in 2013
Born
Bryan Clarence Murray

(1942-12-05)December 5, 1942
DiedAugust 12, 2017(2017-08-12) (aged 74)
Alma materMacdonald College
OccupationGeneral Manager of the Ottawa Senators
Spouse(s)Geri
RelativesTerry Murray (brother)
Tim Murray (nephew)

Bryan Clarence Murray (December 5, 1942 – August 12, 2017) was a Canadian ice hockey general manager and former coach. He worked as the general manager of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Murray was also the general manager of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Florida Panthers and Detroit Red Wings. Murray also coached the Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, Florida Panthers, and Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. Over his career, Murray has recorded over 600 victories in NHL regular season games and has taken his teams to the playoffs 12 times.

His younger brother, Terry, was the general manager of the Los Angeles Kings. During his time with the Capitals, Murray was awarded the Jack Adams Award in 1983–84.[1]

On July 21, 2012, Bryan along with his brother Terry and his nephew Tim, were inducted into the Shawville's Hockey Wall of Fame.[2]

On November 13, 2014, Murray announced that he had Stage 4 colon cancer and that the cancer had spread to his liver and lungs. He said that "there is no cure for me at this point" and that he could have had the cancer for up to 10 years before it was detected.[3] He died on August 12, 2017 at the age of 74.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jack Adams Award". NHL. Retrieved 2014-11-13.
  2. "Bryan Murray - Executive Vice-President, General Manager and Alternate Governor". Ottawa Senators. Retrieved 2014-11-13.
  3. "Senators GM Murray says he has Stage 4 colon cancer". NHL. Retrieved 2014-11-13.
  4. Former NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74

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