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Sad News Today, Bryan Murray Has Passed Away



added 1:46pm, Ottawa release is below...

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) confirmed today that former general manager and beloved hockey man Bryan Murray passed away this morning at the age of 74, surrounded by his family and friends.

"Bryan was one of the greatest men that the game of hockey has ever known and also a great father, mentor and teacher," said Senators owner Eugene Melnyk. "We extend our sincere condolences to his wife, Geri, daughters, Heide and Brittany and the entire Murray family on their loss."

Murray coached for 18 seasons and 1,239 games in the National Hockey League and the 2016-17 season was his 35th consecutive year working in the league.

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Red Winger's avatar

Always liked Brian Murray. He seemed like a genuine guy and told it like it was.

Appreciated his time as Wings coach.


Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie, MI on 08/12/17 at 12:54 PM ET

shazam88's avatar

Sad news. Always seemed like a really good guy. RIP

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 08/12/17 at 02:56 PM ET

Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit's avatar

My sincere condolences to the entire Murray family. RIP Coach.

Posted by Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit on 08/14/17 at 12:58 PM ET

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