Bryan Murray battling cancer

Bryan Murray receives cancer diagnosis.
Bryan Murray receives cancer diagnosis.

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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