Ducks Reassign Dustin Penner to Portland
Penner, 23 (9/28/82), has appeared in 15 games this season with Anaheim, earning 4-3=7 points with 12 penalty minutes and a +3 rating. The 6-4, 245-pound winger recorded the game-winning goal in Anaheim’s 4-1 win over Chicago on Sunday, February 12. He scored his first NHL goal and tied a franchise rookie record for goals in a game with 2-1=3 points on Nov. 30 vs. Phoenix.
With the Pirates, the Winkler, Manitoba native has played in 34 games this season, scoring 26-27=53 points (second only to Ryan Shannon’s 16-38=54 points).
Penner was signed as a free agent by Anaheim on May 12, 2004.