Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/9/12

DETROIT - DECEMBER 13: Dustin Penner #27 of the Edmonton Oilers looks on during the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on December 13, 2007 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
Things an NHL player should do when his weight and conditioning are constant points of contention and ridicule: Hit the exercise bike; hire a personal trainer; impose some dietary restrictions. Things an NHL player shouldn't do when his weight and conditioning are constant points of contention and ridicule: Suffer an injury while eating a stack of "delicious pancakes." Oh, Dustin Penner. From Rich Hammond of LA Kings Insider comes the story of the Los Angeles Kings forward who missed a game and is questionable for tonight's tilt with the Washington Capitals because of Aunt Jemima's Revenge: "I woke up fine, sat down to eat and it locked right up. It never happened to me before. I couldn't stand up. I was probably at the third stage of evolution. So my wife helped me get dressed, and then I drove to the rink here, to hope they could do some magic and get it opened up. Kinger [trainer Chris Kingsley] just looked at me and said, 'Go home.' So I got some treatment and went home. "Appa...
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