Thread: Pre-Game Talk: Game 3 - Blues @ Kings 5/3/12
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05-01-2012, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Sydor25 View Post
I think Penner likes it in LA and fits with the room. He had off-ice issues and they are now past, which can affect anyone’s job performance. Even professional athletes, they aren't robots.

Quick and Brown both struggled after their first child was born, off-ice pressure can affect on-ice performance, positive and negative.

Penner didn't forget how to play hockey at a high level. I was for re-signing Penner before the playoffs, he turned the corner before the season even ended. He would be cheaper than Parise and already fits in the room.
I would agree with that. Brown wasnt the same the rest of the season that year his son was born. I think everyone has been through relationship problems and can understand how depressing it be and the psychological torment depending on the situation. In any case...he's been incredible and i've always liked his personality based on his interviews and twitter responses. Hopefully, he can be resigned at a low cap hit for 1 season and see how he does.

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