NHL Rumors IV: Penguins GM Search … Pens and Jackets Coaching Situation
- Updated: June 4, 2014
- TSN: Pierre LeBrun reported that the Penguins have reached out Jim Rutherford about the possibility of joining the organization. Julien BriseBois is also a top candidate.
- Luke DeCock: Rutherford would be a good short-term fit for the Penguins. He would have been good fit with the Capitals as well.
- Chip Alexander: When asked about the Penguins GM position and if there was any interest, Rutherford said he’s under contract with the Hurricanes and wouldn’t be commenting on it.
- Dave Molinari: The Penguins have interviewed at least four candidates, with Pierre McGuire being the only one to openly discuss his candidacy.
- Jimmy Murphy: If the Penguins name Pierre McGuire as their GM, Murphy speculates that Ulf Samuelsson and Rick Tocchet could become coaching candidates.