1. Rutherford Says Re-Signing Niskanen Is 'not Going to Be Easy'

    Not even a week into his tenure as Penguins general manager, Jim Rutherford was in New York today for a meeting with his league counterparts prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 months ago 1,611 reads 0 comments

  2. Blueprint for Jim Rutherford's 1st Offseason with Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Pittsburgh Penguins shocked the hockey world when they hired ex- Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford to replace the recently fired Ray Shero ...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 3 months ago 6,553 reads 12 comments

  3. Niskanen's Future with Pens Still Unclear After Front-Office Changes

    The Penguins have Matt Niskanen's attention. Niskanen, set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, said he will be watching the Penguins' coaching search with great interest...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 months ago 1,222 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the 5 Players Likely to Spend Their Career with the Pittsburgh Penguins

    There is something special about an athlete spending his entire career with a single club—something we don’t get to see as much in today's world of professional sports...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 3 months ago 4,848 reads 9 comments

  5. Agent: Vokoun Wants to Play Next Season

    It wasn't long ago that goaltender Tomas Vokoun figured that 2013-14 would almost certainly be his last season. He's hoping that isn't the case...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 months ago 422 reads 0 comments

  6. Oddsmaker: Hynes Favored as Next Pens HC

    According to online oddsmaker Bovada, John Hynes is the odds-on favorite to be the next head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 1,058 reads 0 comments

  7. Wilkes-Barre's Hynes to Interview for Pens' Coaching Job

    John Hynes will interview for the Penguins ' coaching vacancy next week, general manager Jim Rutherford confirmed Monday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 543 reads 0 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Penguins Jersey Rumors: Real Gold Coming Back Next Year?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins might finally make a return to "real" gold in their 3rd jerseys soon. Their regular jerseys will remain the same, but a new alternate sweater should be back next season...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 654 reads 0 comments

  9. Delicate Balance Needed for Shaping Penguins Roster

    Jim Rutherford, the Penguins ' new general manager, knows he has no choice but to rely on the team's existing amateur scouting staff for the draft June 27-28 in Philadelphia ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 588 reads 0 comments

  10. New Penguins Coach Needs Ability to Adjust

    New Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford likely doesn't know who will be replacing Dan Bylsma as coach...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 333 reads 0 comments

  11. 'I Like Kris Letang,' Says Rutherford

    Given I wrote a couple of weeks ago that the Pittsburgh Penguins should explore trading defenseman Kris Letang, I was curious what new general manager Jim Rutherford would have to say about the player...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 3 months ago 395 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 16,505 reads 36 comments

  13. Penguins' New General Manager Fires Bylsma

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 months ago 964 reads 0 comments

  14. The untraditional, illogical hiring of Jim Rutherford by Pittsburgh Penguins

    LOS ANGELES – What you expect to hear in introductory press conferences for NHL general managers: Talk of long-term success, five-year plans and other schemes intended to make that general manager indispensible until the job is done...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 4,474 reads 0 comments

  15. Timeline: GM Search Lands on Rutherford

    The Penguins search for a new general manager lasted 22 days and landed on former Hartford/ Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford. The Penguins had an initial list of 30 candidates...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 months ago 430 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Candidates to Replace Dan Bylsma as Coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins

    This feels like it has happened about a dozen times in the past two seasons, but the Pittsburgh Penguins made it official Friday — TVA's Louis Jean reported that head coach Dan Bylsma was fired ...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 3 months ago 33,449 reads 42 comments

  17. Jim Rutherford Named GM of Pittsburgh Penguins

    Comment Print E-mail Jim Rutherford has been named General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins , it was announced today by co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  18. Debate: Who Should Penguins Hire as the Next Head Coach?

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  19. Dan Bylsma Fired by Pittsburgh Penguins: Latest Details and Reaction

    After weeks of speculation regarding his status with the Pittsburgh Penguins , head coach Dan Bylsma has been fired, the team announced Friday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 22,576 reads 95 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 17,331 reads 21 comments

  21. Projecting Pittsburgh Penguins' Defensive Pairings in 2014-15 NHL Season

    With all the commotion surrounding the Pittsburgh Penguins on and off the ice this offseason, the future of this organization is shrouded in mystery...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 3 months ago 3,936 reads 15 comments

  22. NBC Analyst McGuire: 'I've Met with Penguins' About GM Vacancy

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  23. UFA of the Day: Jussi Jokinen

    A little over a year ago, it didn't even look like Jokinen was a lock to get another NHL contract by the time his three-year, $9 million deal expired...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 597 reads 0 comments

  24. Players Pittsburgh Penguins Should Consider Trading Up for in 2014 Draft

    The 2014 NHL Draft is an opportunity for some clubs to begin their rebuilding process and for others to stockpile ammunition for a deep postseason run. For the Pittsburgh Penguins , it’s the latter...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 3 months ago 5,558 reads 3 comments

  25. Report: McGuire, Rutherford Interviewed for Pens GM Gig

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 748 reads 0 comments