Daily Roundup: June 22, 2014

  • 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.
  • Penguins' Evgeni Malkin Swims with Whale Shark During Offseason
    Evgeni Malkin is living his offseason to the fullest. The Pittsburgh Penguins star posted a picture of himself swimming next to a whale shark, which just happens to be the largest fish on the planet. Luckily, he has photographic evidence to prove that this actually happened and now has an awesome memory. [ Evgeni Malkin , h/t  Pittsburgh Penguins  and  The Score ]
  • Jim Rutherford Reportedly Will Be 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. Bob McKenzie of TSN provided word of Pittsburgh's choice: Rutherford spent two decades in the same role with the Hurricanes before stepping down back in April. Ron Francis took over as the new Carolina general manager …
  • Depth Players Pittsburgh Penguins Should Chase in Free Agency
    The Pittsburgh Penguins have a lot of work to do this offseason. Filling the vacant general manager role with Jim Rutherford was one more objective they crossed off their list. Attention now has turned to finding Dan Bylsma ’s replacement behind the bench. While the front office is getting a facelift , I’m here to look into possible free-agent acquisitions that the team could make to better …
  • Jim Rutherford to be named Pittsburgh Penguins general manager, according to report
    The Pittsburgh Penguins will name Jim Rutherford general manager. It appeared as though Jim Rutherford was prepared to ease into a post-managerial career when the Carolina Hurricanes announced that their long-time general manager would assume the role of president. That is not the case, as Rutherford is expected to be announced as the new general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins , according to …
  • Pittsburgh Penguins fire coach Dan Bylsma, hire Jim Rutherford as GM
    Bylsma won a franchise-record 252 games behind the bench but failed to produce a bookend to the championship he captured in 2009
  • Rutherford in, Bylsma out
    The Pittsburgh Penguins fired coach Dan Bylsma and hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager.
  • Penguins narrow coaching search, no offer yet
    The Pittsburgh Penguins have narrowed their search to fill the open coaching position to one person, who continues to remain unknown. General manager Jim Rutherford made the following statement regarding the search:

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