The former general manager and head coach of the Ottawa Senators Bryan Murray is dead

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    Saturday, 12 August 2017 13:49

    Saturday, 12 August 2017 13:49

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    The former general manager and head coach of the national hockey League Bryan Murray died at the age of 74 years, on Saturday.

    The native of Shawville was suffering from colon cancer for a few years and was revealed in November 2014 that her illness was incurable.

    Murray has worked at the Ottawa Senators, he has directed for more than two seasons between 2005 and 2008. Also, in 2007, he was promoted to the post of DG, and has served in this role until 2016. His contribution has allowed him to become the first member of the history of the Circle of honor of the Senators at the end of the last year.

    “Bryan was one of the men, the most brilliant hockey has ever known. He was a great father, mentor and teacher,” said in a press release the owner of the ontario, Eugene Melnyk, who has offered his condolences to the relatives of the deceased.

    Previously, Quebec had led the Washington Capitals 1981-1982 to 1989-1990, as well as the Detroit Red Wings during the decade of the 1990s. It has also been at the helm of the Panthers in Florida and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. Murray has acted for some time as DG of the last three organizations.

    The recipient of the trophée Jack-Adams in 1984 amounted to $ 620 wins as a chief instructor in the NHL, but has never won the Stanley Cup. He found himself behind a bench of the league for 18 seasons and 1238 parties. All in all, it has worked for 35 years in the circuit Bettman.

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