Community Connection: 20 Questions with Marty Murray

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Marty Murray joined the Wheat Kings as their General Manager in August of 2022 and he is currently both their GM and Head Coach. As a player, Murray spent 4 very successful seasons in a Wheat Kings uniform before embarking on a professional career which saw him suit up for 261 NHL regular season games. During his junior career, he twice (1994 and 1995) represented Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championships.

In your prime, how many points would you get playing on a line with Connor McDavid & Leon Draisaitl: Maybe 50??

Favorite road trip you have ever taken: Driving home from the east coast when I was playing, my brother and I stopped at all the major league baseball parks on the way home.

What song instantly takes you back to your high school days: Wheat Kings-The Tragically Hip

If you could only eat one restaurant for the rest of your life, what restaurant would it be: Mastros Steakhouse

If you could put together a concert lineup (3 artists), who would it be: The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, Foo Fighters

What was your favorite toy as a child: Hockey Stick

You have to finish 100 buffalo wings at Joe Beeverz in an hour, which 2 teammates from your playing days with the Wheat Kings are you asking to assist you: Chris Dingman and Todd Fedorik

If you could add 1 former player from your favorite team in their prime to the current roster in order to win the Stanley Cup, who would it be: Wayne Gretzky

What is the best movie soundtrack of all-time: Hmm, nothing jumps off the page

If you had to pick one person from the human race to be the ambassador to aliens, who would it be: Chris Moulton

Who is the most famous person in your contacts list: Josh Duhamel

What would you sing at karaoke night: Something by The Hip

What is your favorite way to spend time with your family: On vacation

If you could have lunch with one person from history, who would it be: Albert Einstein

What would you name your yacht if you had one: I can’t see myself out in the ocean

What Canadian city would you relocate to if you were forced to leave Brandon: Kelowna

Outside of hockey, did you excel at any other sports as a child: Baseball, Golf

Where did you and your best friend meet: School

If you could swap jobs with anyone in Brandon for just one day, who would it be: Jared Jacobson

What TV show would you most like to make a cameo appearance in: Seinfeld