Ducks Send Penner to Portland
Penner, 23 (9/28/82), has appeared in six games this season with Anaheim, earning 2-2=4 points with four penalty minutes. The 6-4, 245-pound winger recorded his first NHL goal and tied a franchise rookie record with a 2-1=3 points performance on November 30 vs. PHX. Penner played in 16 games with Portland prior to his November 23 recall, scoring 11-9=20 points. He continues to lead the Pirates in goals and points despite missing the last nine games while with Anaheim.
Penner began the season with Anaheim, but did not appear in a game before being reassigned to Portland on Oct. 10. A native of Winkler, Manitoba, Penner was signed as a free agent on May 12, 2004.