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2015 Spring Classic and NASCAR Invades Irwindale Speedway Saturday

The King Taco Catering/NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 brings the 2015 Spring Classic to Irwindale Speedway on Saturday with the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, Pacific Challenge Series late models, U.S. Legend Cars, Bandoleros and Celebrity’s Racing For A Cause. The 2015 Spring Classic will fill the stands as race fans will enjoy a spectacular evening of racing. Don’t miss the opportunity...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Joffrey Lupul wasn’t happy TSN ran an inappropriate Tweet

TSN’s trade deadline coverage featured Tweets from hockey fans scrolling at the bottom of the screen. You can probably guess where this story is going, but a fan sent in an inappropriate Tweet about Joffrey Lupul which made it on the air. Here’s a screenshot: The Tweet wasn’t as bad as Dustin Penner’s the other day, but it obviously isn’t appropriate for live television...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Joffrey Lupul wasn’t happy TSN ran an inappropriate Tweet

TSN’s trade deadline coverage featured Tweets from hockey fans scrolling at the bottom of the screen. You can probably guess where this story is going, but a fan sent in an inappropriate Tweet about Joffrey Lupul which made it on the air. Here’s a screenshot: The Tweet wasn’t as bad as Dustin Penner’s the other day, but it obviously isn’t appropriate for live television...
Via Bloguin Best
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Joffrey Lupul is not happy with TSN over this hashtag blunder

TSN’s non-stop NHL trade deadline coverage had an interesting moment when this tweet flashed across the screen.  It appears that someone was not monitoring the #TradeCentre hashtag closely enough.  At least we know this tweet making a joke at the expense of Toronto’s Joffrey Lupul didn’t come from Dustin Penner… So this happened, lol. #TradeCentre @mlse pic.twitter.com...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner costs himself NHL trade deadline TV job after Twitter rape joke

Former Stanley Cup champ Dustin Penner is currently without a team so he had planned to be a part of TSN’s NHL trade deadline coverage today.  According to a TSN press release promoting the marathon coverage, Penner would be monitoring social media: New this year, two-time Stanley Cup champion Dustin Penner joins TSN’s own Cabral “Cabbie” Richards to provide a different...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL veteran Dustin Penner gets fired from TV gig over Twitter rape joke

Outspoken NHL star Dustin Penner has been dropped from a scheduled analyst spot on TSN after making an offensive rape joke and then following it up with a series of equally tasteless remarks.  The former Washington Capitals winger and current free agent had been scheduled to appear on TSN's TradeCentre on Monday discussing the hockey league's trade deadline, but that was before...
Via The Other Paper
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner Removed From TSN’s Trade Deadline Coverage After Rape Tweets

@AshonIce @TSN_Sports Dustin will not be part of our TradeCentre coverage tomorrow — TSN PR (@TSN_PR) March 1, 2015 Former NHLer Dustin Penner was looking to be employed for a little while by TSN as a guest analyst for their Trade Deadline coverage, but he was removed after some ridiculous tweets. It’s safe to say […] The post Dustin Penner Removed From TSN’s Trade Deadline...
Via Diehardsport
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner apologizes after sending rape joke on Twitter

Dustin Penner on Saturday learned the hard way that rape jokes are no laughing matter. Penner, a winger who spent nine seasons in the NHL but is currently a free agent, tweeted some questions about acquaintance rape in an apparent attempt to be funny. Here is what the two-time Stanley Cup champion wrote: Penner apparently...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner made and defended a rape joke on Twitter

Dustin Penner is most known for his pancake injury, but his reputation (what little there is) took a big step back after he made a rape joke on Twitter. Penner isn’t currently playing in the NHL and he apparently had time for this “joke” which no one found funny. After the initial backlash started, Penner defended his comment. Apparently being opposed to a rape joke makes...
Via Bloguin Best
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner made and defended a rape joke on Twitter

Dustin Penner is most known for his pancake injury, but his reputation (what little there is) took a big step back after he made a rape joke on Twitter. Penner isn’t currently playing in the NHL and he apparently had time for this “joke” which no one found funny. After the initial backlash started, Penner defended his comment. Apparently being opposed to a rape joke makes...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators defenseman injures himself in odd way

The NHL season is a long one and guys are bound to get hurt. It’s just the nature of the game. Heck, some guys even get hurt in mysterious ways. Remember when Dustin Penner of the Los Angeles Kings famously hurt his back while eating pancakes? Or when Craig Anderson hurt himself cutting chicken? Well Anderson can definitely sympathize with teammate Mark Borowiecki. The Ottawa...
Via Sports-Glory
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Washington Capitals capsule

WASHINGTON CAPITALS LAST SEASON: 38-30-14, 90 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing ninth in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Barry Trotz, 1st season with Capitals; 16th overall in NHL, 557-479-60-100. ADDED: Trotz, GM Brian MacLellan, D Brooks Orpik, D Matt Niskanen, G Justin Peters. LOST: Coach Adam Oates, GM George McPhee, C Mikhail Grabovski, LW Dustin Penner, G Jaroslav Halak...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Season Preview: @kjcmalakai The Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals Season PreviewBy: Ken Clawson (twitter @kjcmalakai)Ken is my old high school friend, college roommate and friend of the site. He lives in the DC area and begrudgingly has assimilated some Capitals knowledge and has been kind enough to share some thoughts for the upcoming season. Give him a follow on twitter from the handle above.Losses: Dustin Penner, Mikhail...
Via PensInitiative
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Checking in on the Washington Capitals

Last year: 38-30-14, fifth in the Metro Division. Missed the postseason by three points. Key additions: Matt Niskanen, Brooks Orpik, Justin Peters Key subtractions: Mikhail Grabovski, Jaroslav Halak, Michal Neuvirth, Dustin Penner (likely) Franchise direction: Like the rival Penguins, Washington chose to make major changes in the front office over overhauling its roster. In...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

A Huge Year ahead for the New York Rangers

  In additional news, the huge Dustin Penner would be a good fit for the Rangers. That would be a huge acquisition for the Rangers. Huge.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

HAVE YOU SEEN THESE MEN?

Dustin Penner. Age 31, Height 6’4, Weight 247lbs Last seen: Washington DC Pertinent information: Penner has not been heard of this off season after leaving the Washington Capitals. Has a somewhat checkered history with contract negotiations, but can be lured practically anywhere (Edmonton, for example) with a little bit of cash. Enjoys pancakes. Devin Charlie Kenichi Setoguchi...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindberg Hoping Offseason Work Pays Off

This offseason, I’ve been posting a lot about reclamation projects the Rangers might be interested in offering a one-year, low cost contract in an effort remain competitive while staying under the cap. Acquiring a David Booth, Devin Setoguchi or Dustin Penner on a cap friendly deal seemingly bares no risk, but it’s always a gamble when trying to turn a lemon into the lemonade...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Draft Snapshots 21-25

Follow me @IanEsplen for all thing Flames and the NHL draft.   Before I get into the blog today, I like to take a chance for a little shameless promotion of a story that myself and another journalist did for the Calgary Journal. CLICK HERE to see our video and story that we did on an openly gay rec hockey player. I think it's the best story I've ever been involved with, but...
Via Puckrant.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals part ways with George McPhee, fire Adam Oates

The Washington Capitals announced Saturday morning that coach Adam Oates and general manager George McPhee will not be back next season.  The Capitals will not renew McPhee’s contract and have fired Oates after the team failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. “George has been a terrific, longtime executive for our franchise, and I’m grateful for his...
Via Sports-Glory
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Green On The Trade Block?

     After the implosion that was the end of the Capitals season the rumors are starting to heat up regarding more than a few of the players. I've seen mention of Mike Green, Alex Ovechkin (repeatedly), Mikhail Grabovski, Dustin "Pancakes" Penner, and Jaroslav Halak most notably.       Everyone knows what this team needs moving forward to compete, and that is a top 4 shut...
Via Puckrant.com
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Anze Kopitar awkwardly describes goal

That was a nice "goal" @AnzeKopitar … http://t.co/izbRah3IA7 #KOPI — Dustin Penner (@Dustinpenner25) March 28, 2014
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals-Ducks: What to watch for tonight on Prime Ticket

The Pacific Division-leading Ducks return to Anaheim for one-game homestand vs. Capitals (and ex-Duck Dustin Penner) starting at 6:30 p.m. on Prime Ticket.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Poll: What Was the Best Trade in Caps History?

How does this year's acquisition of Dustin Penner and Jaroslav Halak stack up to past Caps moves?
Via Capitals Outsider
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner Stranded With Groceries, Asks Fans To Give Him Ride Home (Photos)

Following his Tuesday trade from the Anaheim Ducks, Washington Capitals forward Dustin Penner is already making an impression with his new fans. Penner sent out a SOS message to his Twitter followers on Friday night, saying that he was stranded at the grocery store without a ride home. The 31-year-old begged his fans in the Twitterverse to give him a ride home in exchange for tickets...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Penner becomes latest athlete to bum a ride from fans

Dustin Penner has become the latest professional athlete to bum a ride from fans, scooping a lift from one Capitals follower.
Via Gamedayr
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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