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Kris Letang

Former Hurricanes GM Rutherford won't be firing back at owner Karmanos

There will be no public war of words between Jim Rutherford and Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. Karmanos made some pointed remarks Wednesday about Rutherford, the former Canes president and general manager and now GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Karmanos also took a few jabs at the Penguins, who traded for high-priced forward Phil Kessel on Wednesday. The Penguins said Thursday that Rutherford would not be commenting. "We've all said things we probably shouldn't say. Unfortunately for Mr. Karmanos, he seems to have done it in a press conference," David Morehouse, the Penguins' president and CEO, told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "Jim's had nothing but...