Ducks Reassign Penner to Portland
Penner, 23 (9/28/82), has appeared in 19 games this season with Anaheim, earning 4-3=7 points with 14 penalty minutes. The 6-4, 245-pound winger recorded 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 40 games this season, scoring 30-31=61 points with an AHL leading +28 rating. Despite missing 22 Portland games while with Anaheim, Penner still ranks first on the club in goals and second in points (Ryan Shannon, 21-46=67 points).