Kings Sign Dustin Penner From Edmonton Oilers
Left wing Dustin Penner, joined the Los Angeles Kings organization from the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Penner, 28, is a four-time 20 goal-scorer. He spent the last four seasons with Edmonton (2007-08 to present) where he compiled 186 points (93-93=186) and 189 penalty minutes in 304 regular season games. In 62 regular season games played this season, he has 39 points (21-18=39) and 45 penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-4, 245-pound native of Winkler, Manitoba, began his NHL career in 2005-06 with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, recording seven points (4-3=7) and 14 penalty minutes in 19 regular season games. During his first full season with the Ducks in 2006-07, Penner had 45 points (29-16=45) and 58 penalty minutes in 82 regular season games, helping Anaheim capture the Stanley Cup (3-5=8, 2 PIM in 21 postseason games that season).
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In 405 career NHL regular season games with the Ducks and Oilers, Penner has accumulated 238 points (126-112=238) and 261 penalty minutes. In 34 career postseason games, he has 17 points (6-11=17), 14 penalty minutes and a plus-14 rating.
The Kings (35-24-4) continue their six-game home stand on Thursday night at STAPLES Center when they host Phoenix at 7:30 p.m. (PT). The game will be broadcast on FS West, KTLK AM 1150 and along the Kings Radio Network. After that, the Kings host Vancouver on Saturday, March 5 (1 p.m.) before concluding the homestand by hosting Dallas on Monday, March 7 (7:30 p.m.).