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  1. It’s Pittsburgh Penguins Day at PHT

    Aug 21, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby

    The pressure is on Sid and Geno now after a summer of change.

  2. Pens GM says first-round pick Kapanen could make team right away

    Jul 5, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

    Kasperi Kapanen

    He’s played in Finland’s top league for two seasons.

  3. Pens make Johnston hiring official, name Rick Tocchet assistant

    Jun 25, 2014, 1:42 PM EDT

    Rick Tocchet

    Pittsburgh will have nearly an entirely new staff behind the bench.

  4. Pens hire Mike Johnston as coach, sign him to three-year deal

    Jun 25, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT

    Mike Johnston

    He’ll be making the jump from junior hockey to the pros.

  5. Penguins make Jason Karmanos VP of Hockey Operations

    Jun 12, 2014, 7:14 PM EDT

    Jason Karmanos

    Hurricanes connections at work in Pittsburgh.

  6. ‘Canes say Eric Staal will be ready for training camp

    Aug 18, 2013, 12:35 PM EDT

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    Eric Staal

    He was hurt badly during World Championships.

  7. Anyone seen Chad LaRose? Let Carolina know

    Aug 4, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

    Chad LaRose, Steve Mason

    He may have just walked away from the game.

  8. Report: Carolina could trade No. 5 overall pick

    Jun 22, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT

    Jim Rutherford

    What’s GM Jim Rutherford up to?

  9. ‘Canes GM on Skinner: “Jeff was not concussed. He’s fine.”

    Apr 18, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT

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    Erik Gudbranson, Jeff Skinner

    They hope he’ll be back this weekend.

  10. Canes GM compares Justin Faulk to Orr, Potvin, and Housley

    Aug 12, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT

    Justin Faulk

    High praise like that makes expectations take off.

  11. Jim Rutherford walked the walk this summer

    Aug 8, 2012, 4:10 PM EDT

    Jim Rutherford

    ‘Canes GM said he was going to acquire top-end talent during the offeason. Mission accomplished.

  12. It’s official: ‘Canes ink Skinner to six-year, $34.35 million extension

    Aug 8, 2012, 10:42 AM EDT

    Jeff Skinner

    Big money for the 2010-11 Calder Trophy winner.

  13. It’s Carolina Hurricanes day on PHT

    Aug 8, 2012, 10:00 AM EDT

    Eric Staal

    They’re the other team doing plenty of work this offseason.

  14. Canes GM on Semin: “He’s a key player in key situations”

    Jul 26, 2012, 9:20 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Jim Rutherford dispels notions of Semin shrinking from pressure.

  15. Alexander Semin signs with Carolina — one year, $7 million

    Jul 26, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Suddenly, the Hurricanes offense looks scary.

  16. Third time’s the charm? Carolina signs Joe Corvo to one-year deal

    Jul 1, 2012, 1:25 PM EDT

    Joe Corvo

    They also locked up backup goalie Justin Peters for two years.

  17. PHT Morning Skate: Where Jonathan Quick is actually a really thoughtful guy

    Jun 19, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    Jonathan Quick

    Giving up props to your old goalie coach for getting you there is hat-tip worthy. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  18. Canes GM Rutherford sure sounds like he wants to make a splash this summer

    May 2, 2012, 12:26 PM EDT

    Jim Rutherford

    Jordan Staal? Zach Parise? Shoot for the moon, baby.

  19. Carolina’s offseason wishlist: Get Zach Parise

    Apr 10, 2012, 9:31 AM EDT

    Zach Parise

    “Based on my conversation with Mr. Karmanos, we’ve talked about a top-line player,” Rutherford said.

  20. Did the Hurricanes blow a chance to rebuild?

    Feb 27, 2012, 11:03 PM EDT

    Tuomo Ruutu

    GM Jim Rutherford believes the team is close.

  21. It’s official: ‘Canes sign Ruutu to four-year, $19 million deal

    Feb 22, 2012, 4:12 PM EDT

    Ruutu_Tuomo

    27-year-old will be Carolina’s third highest-paid player next year.

  22. ‘Canes play waiting game after Ruutu contract offer (Update)

    Feb 22, 2012, 2:47 PM EDT

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    Tuomo Ruutu

    Clock is ticking on a possible extension for the 27-year-old Finn.

  23. Ruutu out three weeks, trade deadline enthusiasts weep

    Feb 14, 2012, 5:40 PM EDT

    Ruutu_Tuomo

    Carolina’s leading scorer out with an upper-body injury.

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