The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Ron Hextall as general manager and Brian Burke as president of hockey operations, it was announced today by co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle.

"We feel incredibly lucky to bring in two highly-respected executives with a combined 50-plus years of NHL management experience," Morehouse said. "Ron and Brian are well-known in the hockey world as fierce competitors with championship pedigrees. They're very well-connected and experienced in all aspects of the game. They are both excited to get to work here in Pittsburgh, blending their skills and building on our long tradition of success."