Really excited to see all the Penguins stars in pers... aww, for reals?
While former King and current Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma has kept his team beyond competitive over the last season and 14 games with a depleted lineup, many Kings fans are starting to express that current head coach Terry Murray is underachieving with a loaded lineup. And at 44 seconds into his press conference after Thursday's uninspiring loss to the Edmonton Oilers... Coach Murray wanted you to be sure to know how much of the LA Kings success has come from the play of Dustin Penner.
Of course, no game against the Penguins would be complete without mention of the amazing Pensblog and their long-standing rivalry with yours truly, The Royal Half. Thankfully, Pensblog and I have become hardcore internet friends and earlier this year, they even lent their thoughts on how much they hate Mike Richards to the pages of this very blog.
Although I'm receiving quite the hatemail about the popular game of Penner Point... I've decided to give it another try. Just simply guess what time of which period Dustin Penner gets his 1st point of the night (and 2nd of the season!) in the game against the Penguins and you can win a free t-shirt from The Royal Half Gift Shoppe. You can leave your guess in the comments below or reply to me on Twitter with the hashtag #PennerPoint. Sorry folks... saying Penner won't score, doesn't count.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Alexandre Picard from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
Picard, 26, has appeared in nine games...
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LOS ANGELES -- Penguins center and captain Sidney Crosby left the team to attend a scheduled doctor's appointment, according to the club. He is expected to practice Monday when the team returns from the West Coast. Sunday is a scheduled day off.
from John Kreiser of NHL.com, Five players who are struggling:
Brendan Morrison – The 36-year-old center missed Calgary’s first five games with a knee injury, and his offensive game has yet to make an appearance. Morrison has not had a point in the eight games he’s played and has managed only eight shots on goal.
Dustin Penner – Los Angeles traded for Penner at the trade...
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