Ottawa Senators general manager and executive vice president Bryan Murray was recently diagnosed with cancer, the team announced Monday. The Senators did not release details on the type of cancer Murray has. They issued the following statement:
"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. Mr. Murray's treatment schedule may require him to be away from the Senators' office periodically. During his periodic absence, assistant general managers Pierre Dorion and Randy Lee will be responsible for managing the Ottawa Senators hockey operations department.
"On behalf of the entire Senators family, the team is asking that the thoughts, prayers and support of the entire hockey community are with Bryan and his family.