Right Wing Patric Hornqvist (#72) of the Pittsburgh Penguins waits for a face-off

Jim Rutherford and the damage done…

Pittsburgh’s firing of Mike Johnston as head coach of the Penguins is the latest half-measure taken by the epitome of managerial mediocrity general manager Jim Rutherford. The blow was not surprising. Rutherfor...
Center Andrej Nestrasil (#15) of the Carolina Hurricanes lines up for a face-off

Hurricanes Continue to Preach Patience

It has been a slow, consistent, often painful descent for the Carolina Hurricanes since their 2006 Stanley Cup title: from failing to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs the following season, becoming the firs...
Left Wing David Perron (#57) of the Edmonton Oilers tries to knock the puck into the net

Penguins Land Top-six Winger in Perron

Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford has been candid about being in the market for a top-six winger or two since the start of the season. Friday, he got one, and he didn’t have to part with a curr...