2017-2018 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins are gunning for nothing less than a third consecutive Stanley Cup. They hope to become the first NHL club to win three in a row since the New York Islanders in the 1980s and they still have the pieces to do just that. But there have been some losses in the off-season,Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins”

Rod Brind’Amour Retires

After 21 NHL seasons, Rod Brind’Amour is retiring. He’ll be taking on a front office job in the Carolina Hurricanes organization. Brind’Amour met with Canes GM Jim Rutherford to discuss the future and it was mutually decided that there was no longer a place in Carolina for the centreman. The situation is not unlike theContinue reading “Rod Brind’Amour Retires”

Brind’Amour Battles in Carolina

Many sports outlets are reporting that Rod Brind’Amour’s tenure with the Carolina Hurricanes could be coming to an end. He is currently a league-worst minus-19 and has a year remaining on his contract, but word around the campfire is that Canes GM Jim Rutherford could be looking to ship him off sooner than later. Brind’AmourContinue reading “Brind’Amour Battles in Carolina”

Hurricanes Reward Ruutu

The Carolina Hurricanes have elected to reward forward Tuomo Ruutu after a career season and have signed him to a 3-year deal worth $11.4 million. “We are very happy to have Tuomo under contract on a long-term deal and to avoid arbitration,” Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford said. “He is still quite young at 26, andContinue reading “Hurricanes Reward Ruutu”