The hockey world continues to mourn the passing of former NHL general manager and coach Bryan Murray, who succumbed to a three-year battle with colon cancer at age 74 on Saturday. Perhaps the most poignant tribute came from one of the toughest to play for the Ottawa Senators in recent years, gritty winger Chris Neil, […]
Longtime NHL coach and GM Bryan Murray died Saturday, the NHL confirmed, after a long battle with colon cancer during which he became a passionate spokesman for awareness and prevention of the disease. Murray coached 18 seasons with the Capitals, Red Wings, Panthers, Ducks and Senators, and his 620 wins are 12th all-time among league […]
WASHINGTON — The hockey world is mourning the loss of Canadian Executive and Coach Bryan Murray, who coached the Washington Capitals for nine seasons starting in 1981. Murray has died at 74 after battling colon cancer for the last three years. Murray’s second season with the Capitals produced the team’s first playoff series win while […]
The hockey world continues to mourn the passing of Bryan Murray at age 74, with condolences coming from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, legendary figure Scotty Bowman, the Anaheim Ducks, and many others. “Bryan Murray’s strength and character were reflected in the teams he coached and the teams he built over decades of front office excellence,” […]
Former Washington Capitals head coach Bryan Murray died at the age of 74 after a lengthy battle with colon cancer on Saturday. Murray coached the Caps for nine seasons. Murray's legacy within the Capitals organization is further ingrained given that he also coached the Hershey Bears in the AHL.
Former Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray passed away at age 74 on Saturday after a lengthy battle with cancer. “A hockey lifer” seems to be a decent way to summarize Murray’s prolific career in the NHL, though it’s clear that his kindness also made an impact on many in the hockey world. Murray spent 35 […]
Bryan Murray was a hockey lifer, and hockey was better for this man having dedicated his life to it. When he stepped aside as Senators general manager in April 2016, he humbly labeled himself as “a pretty good hockey guy who was a good person,” but Murray meant so much more than that through his […]
Former Capitals coach and Senators general manager Bryan Murray died Saturday at the age of 74. Murray coached the Capitals from 1981-1990 and led the team to the playoffs in each of the seasons he completed as coach. Murray was named general manager of the Senators in 2007 and remained in that post until he […]
Longtime NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray has died at 74. He worked in the league in some capacity for 35 consecutive seasons. The Ottawa Senators said in a statement Saturday he was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2014. Murray most recently served as general manager of the Senators from 2007-2016 before stepping down, […]
Former Ottawa Senators coach and general manager Bryan Murray passed away Saturday, the team announced, succumbing to his three-year battle with colon cancer. Murray was 74. Murray had been the face of the Senators’ front office since being named GM in 2007, and was instrumental in drafting such stars as Erik Karlsson, Mike Hoffman, and […]
After taking five months off during the 2016-17 season to focus on treatment for his multiple sclerosis diagnosis, Bryan Bickell fought back to return for the final four games before retiring from hockey on his own terms. Nobody knew for sure.
It was Game 5 of the 2015 Western Conference finals between the Ducks and Blackhawks and Bryan Bickell wasn’t feeling like himself. Bickell said he his body was aching and he was getting tired when he shouldn’t have been. It was the start of symptoms that eventually led doctors to conclude Bickell had multiple sclerosis, […]