Ottawa Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk and the Player Honouring Committee have announced that former General Manger and current Senior Hockey Adviser Bryan Murray will be the first name on the franchises “Ring of Honor”.
Murray’s name will appear on The Ring of Honour which is located in the 300 level of the Canadian Tire Centre.
Bryan Murray has been with the Ottawa Senators’ organization for the past 12 seasons.
Murray was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer in June 2014. Murray stepped down as GM in April 2016 and was replaced by Current General Manger Pierre Dorion.
The Ceremony to induct Murray will take place on January 24th before the Senators faceoff against the Washington Capitals.
Murray coached the Ottawa Senators to their only Stanley Cup Finals appearance. Murray had a 107-55-20 coaching record with the Senators before transitioning to General Manger.
Sens Owner Eugene Melnyk says he believes Bryan Murray deserves to be inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
When asked about his health Murray said “Everything’s stable at this point in time,”.