Beathe easy, Pittsburgh Penguins fans.
Despite being knocked out of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs in a mere five games by the New York Rangers, it does not appear as though a major overhaul to the club's structure is in the cards this summer.
Team executive David Morehouse has not given any consideration to the idea of replacing general manager Jim Rutherford or head coach Mike Johnston, nor does the team have any interest in abandoning a two-center team structure built around Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, according to Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The Penguins needed a last-day win to qualify for the playoffs, and felt the burden of competing against the Rangers with defensemen Kris Letang, Christian Ehrhoff and Olli Maatta. Their lack of secondary scoring also put pressure on their stars, who were ultimately contained by the Rangers.
Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury certainly proved up to the task in 2014-15, and with a healthy Letang, the Penguins should be back in the Eastern Conference mix next season, with some measure of retooling sure to come over the summer.
But don't expect one of the two franchise centers to be traded by a new GM anytime soon.