The Anaheim Ducks have signed general manager Bob Murray to a two-year contract extension. Murray is now under contract through the 2021-22 NHL season.
A three-time finalist for NHL General Manager of the Year — an honour which he won in 2013-14 — Murray has led Anaheim to the playoffs in each of the last six seasons. The Ducks have five consecutive 100-point seasons.
“Bob has created a winning organization with his commitment and expertise,” Ducks CEO Michael Schulman said in a release. “We are very pleased to be in a position where expectations are high virtually every season, thanks in large part to Bob and his staff. We passionately share a common goal – bringing another Stanley Cup to Orange County.”
Murray has spent the last 44 consecutive years in the NHL. He joined the Ducks in 2005 as Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations and was hired to his current role in 2008. He is the longest-serving general manager in team history.
“It’s an honour to work for a great organization, led by terrific ownership,” said Murray. “Having a successful franchise is a group effort, and I’m grateful for the efforts of many, including my entire hockey operations staff.”