The 15-year veteran of the scouting ranks joins the Senators after working the last two seasons with the New York Rangers, where he was tasked with scouting the amateur ranks and evaluating potential free agents.
“I have always been impressed with Tim’s ability and track record in assessing players at the amateur and pro levels,” said Bryan Murray, who also had Tim on his scouting staffs when he was general manager of the Detroit Red Wings (1990-91 to 1993-94), Florida Panthers (1994-95 to 2000-01) and Anaheim Ducks (2002-03, 2003-04). “Tim has also showed the interest and administrative acumen to step up to the role of assistant general manager.”
Bryan noted that Tim, 43, will assist him with the day-to-day administration of the Senators hockey operations department and be involved in all aspects of the on-ice operations of the hockey team. He will also oversee the Binghamton Senators ? the club’s American Hockey League affiliate ? as well as all aspects of contract research and negotiations, salary arbitration, player transactions and personnel matters.
Before his move to the Rangers in July 2005, Tim served as director of player personnel with the Ducks from 2002-03 to 2004-05. He started in the NHL as an amateur scout with the Detroit Red Wings in 1993-94. Joining the Florida Panthers in 1994, his scouting career evolved until his departure as the club’s director of amateur scouting in 2002.
Also native of Shawville, Que., Tim is the son Bryan Murray’s brother, Barrie. Tim and his wife, Kathy, have three children: Haley, Justin and Jared.