Sports Former Senators GM, coach Bryan Murray dead at 74

22:35  12 august  2017
22:35  12 august  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

Chris Neil: Bryan Murray was like a father to me

  Chris Neil: Bryan Murray was like a father to me 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, who remains an unrestricted free agent following 1,026 games with the team."(Murray) was like a father to me with the bond we had," Neil told the Ottawa Sun's Ken Warren. "He gave me an opportunity to play.

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OTTAWA — Bryan Murray , the veteran NHL coach and general manager who led the Ottawa Senators to a Stanley Cup final appearance in 2007, has died. He was 74 . The Senators confirmed Murray 's death in a release Saturday.

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Bryan Murray, the long-time general manager of the Ottawa Senators, has passed away at age 74.

Murray had a 620-465-131-23 record as an NHL head coach, having led the Capitals, Red Wings, Panthers, Ducks, and Senators in a 27-year coaching career.

He announced on Nov. 13, 2014 that he had Stage 4 colon cancer.

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