On Sunday evening, Murray took some time out to discuss the day with reporters via conference call. The following is a transcript:
First of all, I want to thank George and Brookie for their truly hard work for this hockey team and backing up their teammates. I can’t thank them enough. They are really truly good guys. We wish both of them nothing but the best in the future. They are quality individuals. Secondly, we attempted to get bigger and stronger on the back end. I think we accomplished that today. We’ve added some character to the hockey team.
On Sheldon Souray
The decision there was the term. We wanted to get some experience and size back there. We wanted to be a little bit harder to play against. If we were going to do that, we had to go that route. I have no problem. I thought he played very well in Dallas last year. I know the questions on Sheldon from before. Quite honestly, I talked to a few veterans on our hockey team and they definitely said go forward and get this guy if you can, so I did.