Daily Roundup: June 21, 2014

  • Penguins fire coach, hire GM
    The Pittsburgh Penguins continued to shake things up at the top, firing coach Dan Bylsma and hiring Jim Rutherford as the new general manager on Friday.
  • With WBS coach John Hynes in the running for Pittsburgh's top job, players say he's ready
    Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford has said that whoever he hires as the next head coach must have a 8220presence8221 and the respect of his players.One candidate already has that.
  • Report: Hawks at Caps in 2015 Winter Classic
    The Blackhawks hosted the Winter Classic at Wrigley Field in 2009, and participated in last season’s Stadium Series beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 at Soldier Field in March before a crowd of 62,921. The Capitals beat the Penguins 3–1 in the 2011 Winter Classic at Heinz Field.
  • Report: Capitals to host Blackhawks in 2015 Winter Classic
    The Blackhawks hosted the Winter Classic at Wrigley Field in 2009, and participated in last season’s Stadium Series beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 at Soldier Field in March before a crowd of 62,921. The Capitals beat the Penguins 3–1 in the 2011 Winter Classic at Heinz Field.
  • Penguins fire Bylsma, name Rutherford as GM
    The Pittsburgh Penguins announced the firing of coach Dan Bylsma on Friday, the same day it named Jim Rutherford as general manager.

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