As NHL teams have been forced to shuffle their rosters this off-season in response to the flat salary cap, this off-season has quietly been filled with meaningful trades. While free agent deals always seem to dominate the headlines, there have been at least 20 different trades that sent a notable player to a new locale. This started way back in August, even as the postseason … [Read more...] about Trade Review Poll: Which Off-Season Acquisition Will Have Greatest Impact?
The Pittsburgh Penguins were short on assistant general managers for the upcoming season, but have decided to promote from within to fill the post. Patrik Allvin, who had previously served as director of amateur scouting for the club, has been promoted to assistant GM. GM Jim Rutherford explained the choice: Patrik has made a lot of contributions during his 14 years with … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Penguins Promote Patrik Allvin
It appears that former Florida GM Dale Tallon may not be out of a job for long. Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports (subscription link) that the 70-year-old has emerged as a candidate to join the front office in Pittsburgh. The Penguins made a move yesterday with the firing of Jason Karmanos and it’s possible that they could turn to Tallon to take his place, albeit likely in a … [Read more...] about Dale Tallon Is A Candidate To Join Pittsburgh's Front Office
The Pittsburgh Penguins have fired assistant general manager Jason Karmanos, who had been with the team since 2014. While the team searches for a replacement, Sam Ventura, the team’s director of hockey research, will assume the AGM duties. Erik Heasley, manager of hockey operations, has been named interim GM of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, which Karmanos had also been in … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Penguins Fire Jason Karmanos
After the Pittsburgh Penguins announced they had relieved AGM Jason Karmanos earlier today, they now have brought in a new (though familiar) face to the front office. Trevor Daley, who won the Stanley Cup with the team in both 2016 and 2017, has decided to retire and join the organization as a hockey operations advisor. Daley had played the last three seasons with the Detroit … [Read more...] about Trevor Daley Retires, Joins Pittsburgh Penguins Front Office