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Report- Andy Murray Will Be Named Head Coach At Western Mich, Univ.

from David Drew of the Kalamazoo Gazette,

If Western Michigan University was looking for a big name hockey coach to fill the giant shoes left by Jeff Blashill, it’s done so, hiring a coach it never could have lured a year ago.

WMU has hired longtime NHL head coach Andy Murray to lead its hockey program, according to multiple sources.

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Absolutely awesome. (I’m a WMU alum).

Posted by teri from Chester, Nova Scotia on 07/25/11 at 10:08 PM ET

Primis's avatar

Was out getting a pizza and saw this come across the news.

Great news for WMU.  If nothing else, it’s a recruitment trump card.

Posted by Primis on 07/25/11 at 10:17 PM ET

SYF's avatar

That’s a damn good hiring.

Posted by SYF from the team that re-signed KFQ and DFC by KFH on 07/25/11 at 10:33 PM ET

OlderThanChelios's avatar

Wow. Murray goes from the Blues (in 2010) to my alma mater. I’ve gotta say, he took a step up there. smile

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 07/26/11 at 02:05 AM ET

Seaner in Sharkville's avatar

It’s nice to see some other WMU alums on here. I hope Murray takes the program even further than did Blashill. Go Broncos.

Posted by Seaner in Sharkville from Silicon Valley on 07/26/11 at 06:00 AM ET

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