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Penguins Wrap: GM Hunt Continues; Keeping Tabs on Crosby



Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby

The field of contenders for the Pittsburgh Penguins’ general manager job is narrowing, but it still isn’t clear how soon that list will be reduced to one.

That search continues to get most of the attention surrounding the franchise, but several of its members are having an impact in the world championship tournament in Finland and Latvia, and at least one made a lasting impression on some fans far away from any rink.

Here’s a look at how the past week played out for the Penguins:


There’s speculation in New York about a head-scratching scenario in which Mike Sullivan would end up as coach of the Rangers.

Nick Bonino scores twice to lead Team USA to a 7-1 victory over Hungary in its opener at the world championship tournament in Finland.


As the Penguins’ GM search moves along, perhaps it’s time to take a more critical look at Kyle Dubas, the Toronto GM who has emerged as a popular choice to get the job.

Toronto reportedly was interested in bringing Kyle Dubas back as GM (although he was fired a few days later).


You asked, he answered, on everything from the GM search to what the Penguins should do with Mikael Granlund in a Q&A.

Nick Bonino is one of several Pittsburgh Penguins off to a strong start at the world championship tournament.


A look at the pluses and minuses of former Arizona GM John Chayka, a candidate for that position with the Penguins.


Sidney Crosby throws checks. He absorbs checks. And it turns out that he picks them up, too.

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ next general manager should be the one who presents — and can execute — the best plan for bringing about a short-term upgrade of their roster while also upping the quality of their organizational depth.


A look at some of the details that have emerged about the Penguins’ ongoing search for a new general manager.

Eric Tulsky has a history that makes him an intriguing candidate for the GM job.


New Jersey assistant general manager Dan MacKinnon hasn’t gotten much attention, but remains in contention for the Penguins’ GM job.

Casey DeSmith posts a 22-save shutout as the U.S. defeats Denmark, 3-0, at the world championship tournament to run its record to 5-0.

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