Since the last time we ran this Jim Rutherford has been a busy man.
- He hired Mike Johnson. And Rick Tocchet.
- He traded James Neal.
- He signed Christian Ehrhoff
- He signed Steve Downie.
- He drafted a European forward.
After recieving a 88% disapproval rating, it was only up to go for Carolina Jim, and we feel he has gone up.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Jacques Martin senior advisor of hockey operations, the club announced today.
From the press release:
His duties will include monitoring NHL games, with an emphasis on Eastern Conference teams, assessing how the Penguins compare to the competition. He will report his information to general manager Jim Rutherford.
Martin, who spent last season...
The Penguins announced today that Jacques Martin has been named “Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations.”
“His duties will include monitoring NHL games, with an emphasis on Eastern Conference teams, assessing how the Penguins compare to the competition. He will report his information to general manager Jim Rutherford.”
We find it weird that Martin is being given an office role...
via the Pittsburgh Penguins,
The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Jacques Martin senior advisor of hockey operations, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Martin, 61, has over 25 years of NHL experience as a general manager, head coach and assistant coach with Pittsburgh, Montreal, Florida, Ottawa, Colorado/Quebec, Chicago...
Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford is adamant that his team has all the pieces they need to be competitive this season.
Sorry, but I don’t see it.
Don’t get me wrong, I love just about everything Rutherford has done this summer.
His shrewd business plan has landed the Penguins a quality group of bottom-six forwards, most of them on one-year deals,...
Before free agency started on July 1st, Pittsburgh General Manager Jim Rutherford was interested in going after a top-line winger (Nikolai Kulemin) as his primary target.
Three day later, and the Penguins have made quite a few moves, filling holes at just about every position possible except the one most fans were expecting them to: a winger for second-line center...
The Penguins made no surprise free-agent signings Thursday.
Didn't pull off any trades, either.
And, while it still is possible that they'll work something out with another free agent or two -- and a trade to further remake their roster certainly can't be ruled out -- general manager Jim Rutherford soon should be able to begin devoting a little time to more mundane...
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Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford made more than a few waves at this year’s NHL draft.
First there was the controversial trade of James Neal to the Nashville Predators for Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling. Then during his post-first round press conference, Rutherford proclaimed that the Penguins would be extremely active...
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Jim Rutherford isn't easing himself into the Penguins' coaching search.
He interviewed a total of seven candidates to replace Dan Bylsma Monday and Tuesday and has one name left in his list of possibilities.
But even though that final candidate is supposed to meet with Rutherford and members of his staff today, that doesn't mean a hiring is imminent.