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General Manager Bob Murray signs 2-year contract extension

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The new contract runs through the 2021-2022 season

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The Anaheim Ducks today announced that they have signed Executive Vice President and General Manager Bob Murray to a 2-year contract extension. The new deal will take him to the 2021-2022 season.

Murray joined the franchise in 2005 as an assistant General Manager under Brian Burke, taking over the head spot in 2008. During his time leading hockey operations, the Ducks have made the playoffs in 8 of his 10 full seasons, guiding the team to its most successful era in franchise history. In 2014, he added an Executive of the Year Award to his trophy cabinet.

“Bob has created a winning organization with his commitment and expertise,” said Ducks Chief Executive Officer Michael Schulman. “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 will reach 1,000 games as an NHL General Manager this season. He currently sits at 975, having previously served as a GM with the Chicago Blackhawks.