According to KDKA Radio, the Penguins will name Ray Shero as the new GM at a news conference this afternoon at 2:00.
The Post-Gazette has an article about Shero being one of the top two candidates in today's paper - it gives a bit of his background. He is currently the assistant GM in Nashville. He is considered one of the best young GM candidates in the league. His experience with small market teams bodes well for the Penguins.