Glen Murray was born November 1, 1972 in Halifax, N.S. The 1st choice, 18th overall selection of the Boston Bruins in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, Murray is a graduate of the OHL's Sudbury Wolves.
Murray spent three years with the Wolves before joining the Bruins towards the end of their 1991-92 regular season and playoff run which led them to the Wales Conference finals against the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
In 1992-93, the Halifax, N.S. native split his season with the Bruins and their AHL affiliate in Providence before earning a permanent roster spot with the team the following year. After playing in 37 games with Boston in 1994-95, the Bruins traded Murray to the Pittsburgh Penguins during the off season, where he spent one full season and the better part of a second before he was dealt to the Los Angeles Kings in the latte stages of the 1996-97 season.
In his first full season with the Kings in 1997-98, Murray set a career high in goals (29), assists (31) and points (60). Murray spent two more years in Los Angeles, bettering his season high in points with 62 during the 99-2000 season before he was traded back to Boston early in the 2001-02 season. Upon his return to Boston in 2002-03, Murray broke out offensively and set career highs in all three offensive categories with 44 goals and 48 assists for 92 points before seeing his totals dip in 2003-04 to 60 points.
On the international stage, Murray has represented his homeland at the 1998 World Championships and for the second time in 2004, helping Canada capture their second gold medal in as manay years.