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 […]
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 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 […]
Hartford Whalers captain Kevin Dineen waves to the fans Sunday, April 13, 1997, after he briefly addressed them at the end of the Whalers final game in Hartford, Conn. The Whalers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to end their season and their stay in Hartford. Maybe you’re old enough to remember hearing the tune […]
The man who wrote one of hockey’s most recognizable and most beloved team anthems has died at the age of 94. Jacques Ysaye, who composed “Brass Bonanza,” a song that became synonymous with the Hartford Whalers, died last week in Belgium, according to his Facebook page. Ysaye, who was also known under the pseudonym Jack […]
The Edmonton Oilers have announced that team legend Dave Semenko died “after a short, but courageous battle with cancer.” From the team: Dave will be remembered as a fierce competitor, loyal teammate, fan favourite and dear friend to so many. His legendary toughness on the ice is surpassed only by his kindness and caring for […]
Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Bill White, who played 604 career regular season games in the National Hockey League, died Sunday. He was 77. He scored 50 goals and 265 points during his time in the league. Blackhawks forward Marcus Kruger won the gold medal with Sweden’s win over Canada at the World Championship. Artemi Panarin […]
Bill White, who played 604 career regular season games in the National Hockey League, has passed away, the Chicago Blackhawks announced Sunday. White spent seven years in the minors before the National Hockey League grew from six to 12 teams in 1967. When the expansion Los Angeles Kings gained his rights, he immediately earned acclaim […]
DETROIT (AP) — Family spokesman: Little Caesars Pizza founder Mike Ilitch, owner of Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, dies at 87.
Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, and won praise for keeping the professional sports teams in the city as others relocated to new suburban stadiums, has died. City leaders heaped praise on the man known simply as ”Mr. I” to […]