OTTAWA, CA (WIVB) — — On Monday the Ottawa Senators released a statement announcing that the team’s General Manager and President of Hockey Operations, Bryan Murray, is battling cancer. The team did not disclose the type of cancer.
The team said, “Mr. Murray is undergoing further testing and will begin treatment immediately for this condition as prescribed by the team’s doctors in collaboration with specialists.”
The Senator also said that Murray may miss some time due to his medical condition.
Bryan Murray is the uncle of Sabres GM Tim Murray. Prior to his current position with the Sabres, Tim Murray spent the previous seven years with with Bryan Murray in Ottawa as an assistant GM. Bryan Murray served as a mentor to Tim Murray for much of his career in hockey, which spans two decades.