Minot, ND – The Minot Minotauros are proud to announce that Head Coach and General Manager Marty Murray is a member of the 2019 Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame class.
Murray was humbled by the honor, ““It’s an honor to be inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, going through the people who have been inducted prior to me there are a lot of people who influenced my career. This year’s class is special as there’s a lot of Wheat Kings influence with Kelly McCrimmon and Trevor Kidd going in as well.”
Murray a former Western Hockey League all star, played 4 seasons with Brandon Wheat Kings where he posted 392 points in 264 games and was named the WHL Player of the Year in 1995-96. During his time in junior, Marty also represented Team Canada twice at the World Junior Championships, winning Gold both times. At the 1995 World Junior Championships, Murray led the tournament in scoring, was named to the all star team, and named Top Forward in the tournament.
Murray was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft and went on to play 261 games in the NHL with the Calgary Flames, Philadelphia Flyers, Carolina Hurrincanes, and the LA Kings. He scored 31 goals and 73 points during his NHL career. Marty also played 420 games in the American Hockey League compiling 382 points. In 2000-01, Murray captained the Saint John Flames to a Calder Cup Championship. He also spent four seasons playing in Europe (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland) and was selected to play in four Spengler Cup tournaments representing Team Canada winning 3 Gold Medals.
Since joining the Minotauros after his playing career Murray has a 227-178-34 record as Head Coach and G.M. Yesterday Murray was named the NAHL General Manager of the Year. He was also the NAHL Central Division General Manager of the Year three times: 2018-19, 2016-17, and 2015-16; along with NAHL Central Division Head Coach of the Year in 2014-15.