|October 31, 1963
Shawville, Quebec, Canada
|Former NHL executive
Tim Murray (born October 31, 1963) is a Canadian ice hockey executive.
Prior to 2014, Murray served as general manager of the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League and assistant general manager of the NHL's Ottawa Senators under his uncle Bryan Murray; he previously held positions as a scout with the Detroit Red Wings, Florida Panthers, Anaheim Ducks and New York Rangers. From 2014 to 2017, Murray was the general manager of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL); with a tenure of less than four seasons, he had the shortest tenure of any permanent general manager in Sabres history (Murray's successor, Jason Botterill, would have a slightly shorter tenure and was fired after only three full seasons).
Murray was born in Shawville, Quebec to Barrie Murray, a retired owner of an automotive shop and Sandra Horner Murray, who became mayor of Shawville a few months before Tim became GM of the Buffalo Sabres. Barrie's automotive shop was in the same building as his brother Bill's sporting goods store. While growing up in Shawville, Tim worked for both his dad in the automotive shop and also for his Uncle Bill in the sporting goods store.
He is a nephew of the late general manager, Bryan Murray, and his brother, Terry Murray.
On July 21, 2012, he joined his uncles, Bryan and Terry, as inaugural inductees in Shawville’s Hockey Wall of Fame.
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