Chicago Blackhawks, NHL
- 2x NHL All-Star game selection
- Fifth all-time best goalie for Chicago Blackhawks
- MJHL Second All-Star Team (1973)
- MJHL Top Goaltender (1973)
Murray Bannerman is a former NHL goaltender who spent most of his career with the Chicago Blackhawks from 1980 to 1987. He also played one season with the Vancouver Canucks in 1977. He is often remembered for his stick handling skills and exciting style of play in which he would sometimes stray away from his crease. Murray's success has earned him recognition in the Chicago record books as the fifth all-time best goalie for the franchise. He retired in 1987, totaling 288 games played and 1,600 minutes in net. Throughout his career, Murray was selected for the NHL All-Star games in 1883 and 1984.
Before joining the NHL, Murray played juniors and earned a spot on the MJHL Second All-Star Team and was named MJHL Top Goaltender in 1973. He was drafted to the Canucks the as the 58th overall pick in 1977 and later joined the Blackhawks in 1980. During the 1982 Stanley Cup playoffs, Murray was the starting goalie who led the ‘Hawks to a first round series victory over the Minnesota North Stars.
After retirement, Murray has stayed close to the sport of hockey and to the Chicago Blackhawks franchise. He periodically has helped with the Blackhawk Alumni Association.
Lunch or Dinner$900Murray will join you and your small group of up to 10 people at lunch or dinner. You choose the restaurant and you choose what you want to talk about. Murray will share stories from his career. (Up to 90 minutes) Note: for larger parties, please see appearance fee below.
Fantasy Draft$900Surprise your hockey buddies by inviting Murray to a live fantasy draft!
Round of Golf$1,250Murray will complete your foursome for a round of golf. He'll be the perfect fourth for your Sunday outing, and will spice up the round with tales from his time in the pros.
Attend a Game$1,250Have an extra seat at the game? Murray will join you and your guests and share insight on the game. Discuss Murray's career with the Hawks and his trajectory in becoming a professional.
Celebrations$1,250Invite Murray to join you and your guests at your birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary party! He'll be sure to be entertaining company.
Q&A$1,250Murray will share his story with up to 20 people. Your small group of friends, students, coworkers, or event attendees will be inspired by Murray’s path to success.
Appearance$1,750Hire Murray Bannerman to make an appearance at your next event! Murray Bannerman’s appearance will be the perfect way to promote your business or organization. (Up to 60 minutes). Autograph show pricing may vary.
Private Coaching$200Murray will be your personal coach giving you access to a NHL All-Star. Murray will take you through NHL drills and plays. You'll learn firsthand what it takes to be a NHL player. (Up to 60 minutes)
Group Coaching$500To be the best you need to learn from the best. Hiring Murray as a coach will give you access to a NHL All-Star. Murray will coach a group of 2-6 people drills that helped him become a pro athlete. (Up to 60 minutes)
* Booking this talent outside of the booking region may result in additional costs. Thuzio Pros are subject to availability.
Sport Hockey League NHL Team
- Vancouver Canucks
- Chicago Blackhawks