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Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford loves Connor McDavid's toughness

If Edmonton hockey fansĀ are upset they failed to witness theĀ much anticipated first meeting between Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby on Friday, hockey people around the league are just as sorry. 552 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Penguins plan to pair Kessel with Crosby

The Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t wasting any time with Phil Kessel.

General manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday the team plans to place the highpowered forward alongside star centre Sidney Crosby when the Penguins open training camp next month. 155 more words


How Well Have the Carolina Hurricanes Drafted Since 2000?

For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier post(s) I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,130 more words


Fancy that: Pens hire War on Ice's Sam Ventura

Perhaps there will be a sequel to 2014’s fancy stats summer?

It would be hard to top that this time around, but hardcore number-crunching hockey fans will likely take note anyway, as the Pittsburgh Penguins scooped up… 221 more words

Pittsburgh Penguins

Penguins GM won't hold Phil Kessel to same media standards Maple Leafs did

Phil Kessel won’t have to explain his every move in Pittsburgh.

Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford said his new forward won’t be held to the same media standards as he was in Toronto. 161 more words