1. NHL Trade Talk: Jim Rutherford Must Be Aggressive in Adding to Penguins' Top 6

    When Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis was sidelined for the season Nov. 19 with a blood clot in his leg, it heightened the need for a capable top-six forward to pair with either Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin...

    Andrew Petyak Written by Andrew Petyak about 1 month ago 2,302 reads 0 comments

  2. Has Jim Rutherford Done Enough to Improve the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    Despite yet another strong year in the standings—the team’s fifth consecutive 100-point campaign, if we prorate the shortened 2012-13 season—the ownership of the Pittsburgh Penguins entered the summer in a mood for big changes...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 6,280 reads 32 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Penguins' Biggest Takeaways from the Start of 2014 Free Agency

    Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford may have dipped his foot into the shallow end of the free-agency pool last week, but that is nothing to be ashamed of...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 7 months ago 3,011 reads 5 comments

  4. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014 Free Agency

    As they head into the 2014-15 NHL season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have plenty of new faces on both the offensive and defensive sides of the puck thanks to the wonderful work done in free agency by general manager Jim Rutherford and his staff...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 7 months ago 4,142 reads 4 comments

  5. NHL Draft 2014: Final Look at the Pittsburgh Penguins' Best Options in 1st Round

    As the final hours of speculation dwindle down before the 2014 NHL draft kicks off in Philadelphia tomorrow, general manager Jim Rutherford and his Pittsburgh Penguins are ...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 7 months ago 3,074 reads 1 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Penguins' Good Old Boy GM Hiring of Jim Rutherford the Wrong Move

    If you didn’t think a Good Old Boys' Club still existed in the National Hockey League, you were disabused of that thought Friday when the Pittsburgh Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their new general manager...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 8 months ago 16,786 reads 36 comments

  7. Jim Rutherford Named Pittsburgh Penguins GM

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have reportedly reached an agreement with Jim Rutherford to make the longtime member of the Carolina Hurricanes ' front office their new general manager...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 17,420 reads 21 comments

  8. Jim Rutherford Leaves Behind Complicated Legacy with Carolina Hurricanes

    On the evening of July 15, 2006, Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford addressed a tribute dinner in his hometown of Beeton, Ontario. He was just 26 days removed from winning the Stanley Cup...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 9 months ago 2,455 reads 2 comments

  9. NHL 2014 Trade Deadline Day: Plan of Action for Carolina Hurricanes

    After a disappointing February yielded a realistically impossible route to the NHL playoffs for the Carolina Hurricanes , general manager Jim Rutherford knew he had to re-adopt a seller mentality on the trade market...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 months ago 1,277 reads 1 comments

  10. Frederik Andersen, Ritch Winter Spite Carolina Hurricanes One More Time

    The Carolina Hurricanes ripped off 52 shots on goal Sunday night in Anaheim in a futile attempt to end a 23-day winless drought. Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen shut the door with 49 stellar saves in a 5-3 win...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 months ago 826 reads 2 comments