Around the Metro: Free Agency Edition

On a day that is celebrated by the majority of the NHL's talent pool, its become an equally-celebrated day across the entire league with the opening of free agency. On this day alone, nearly $660 million was...

No Rest for Rutherford, Who Stands Pat at G

Just over a week removed from their victory parade, the Pittsburgh Penguins have started taking off for their offseason homes and summer vacations, the reward for the months-long grind that culminated in the fr...

Around the Metro: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the 2016 Stanley Cup champions. If you took a collective poll prior to Christmas, there might not have been many that thought those words could have been written. It was Decemb...

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...

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...