The Royal Half, one of our favorite Los Angeles Kings blogs, is running a contest called "Penner Point." The premise is simple: Pick the time and period in a given game when Kings forward Dustin Penner picks up "his first point of the night," and win a free shirt.
The good news: The Royal Half still has a large inventory of shirts. The bad news: Dustin Penner hasn't scored a point since his assist on Oct. 18 against the St. Louis Blues.
And it was a secondary assist, no less.
We touched on the Dustin Penner Problem last week and, alas, it remains a problem. The new addition to the punchline: Jonathan Quick has as many points as Penner on Nov. 8, heading into the Kings' game against the Nashville Predators.
Rich Hammond brought up the scoring race between the Kings' starting goaltender and their $4 million 2011 trade deadline prize in an interview with GM Dean Lombardi today. So, Deano, is there hope for Penner? From LA Kings Insider:
"The first thing you look for is whether a guy i...