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Ducks to sign Dustin Penner (1 yr/~$2 million)

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07-16-2013, 12:24 PM
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Love Penner. Could be a good move for the Ducks, they have a lot of smallish speedy forwards (Cogliano, Etem, Silfverberg, Palmieri, Bonino), Penner adds some size and is a lesser version of Bobby Ryan. Nothing wrong with this move. Plus, you know he'll be up for all the games against the Kings.
Silfverberg isn't small or speedy (he is a good skater though).

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07-16-2013, 12:25 PM
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Price is right, term is right, fit is right.

Ducks can slot Penner throughout the top-nine, depending on how he performs. 2M isn't a burden and one year means they're not committed to him if he doesn't perform and he has incentive to prove he's still valuable in the NHL. He could potentially fit well on the top line as people have said, but won't be a burden if he ends up playing in the middle-six with some PP time either. Good signing.

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He had 37 regular season points in three seasons with the Kings. He had 39 points with Oilers during the year we acquired him. Tells you everything you need to know.

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07-16-2013, 12:32 PM
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cup to the ducks

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He'll probably produce more, I am sure he will be given more offensive opportunity than he was in LA. I know he didn't want to leave the area, so kudos to him in accomplishing that.

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Come on Mac-T... throw 5M over 2 years at him. He's reliable enough to play on the third line, he's big and he's durable.

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They have the room so even if he ends up making 2 mill to role around the 4th line I am fine with this at 1 year.

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He'll probably produce more, I am sure he will be given more offensive opportunity than he was in LA. I know he didn't want to leave the area, so kudos to him in accomplishing that.
Yup. Good for everyone involved, really.

Like the teams needed any more friends

I'm convinced these guys all BBQ together all offseason while laughing about the Kings-Ducks fans rivalry. "Man, our fans are dicks!"

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Figured Ducks or Oilers. Likely Ducks, as he never really wanted to be in Edmonton.

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PPG line re-united? Expect 30 goals from Penner IMO

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No matter what, the guy always tends to find a way to show up in the postseason.


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07-16-2013, 12:41 PM
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I think this money speaks to how much Dean didn't want him back.
Nailed it. Shell of his former self. Lazy self, that is. Look out to all the IHOP's in OC.

EDIT: To all those stating he was awesome in the post-season; Sure, he was, but that doesn't mean LA wouldn't have won the games he helped them clinch to begin with. LA is better off without him.

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I will miss playoff Penner. Hopefully the ducks don't make it to the playoffs so I don't have to feel like I miss him.

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I for one like this. Specially if you make the playoffs.

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I don't mind Penner back. Low risk. What I hate as a Ducks fan is this all but assures the Ducks are content with their center situation which I completely disagree with. Would have much rather had Grabovski personally.

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Figured Ducks or Oilers. Likely Ducks, as he never really wanted to be in Edmonton.
Where did you get that idea?

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Yup. Good for everyone involved, really.

Like the teams needed any more friends

I'm convinced these guys all BBQ together all offseason while laughing about the Kings-Ducks fans rivalry. "Man, our fans are dicks!"
That would be awesome.

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Good deal. 2 Mill is fine for a guy like him. Surprised he isnt getting more honestly.

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Bonino is 2c?

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Bonino is 2c?
Yes when he is in our line up our team is a different team (he missed a lot of last season). He does the little things.

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Lol everything is coming full circle. Burke and Penner back together! Sort of

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Decent deal. Not surprised he signed with the Ducks.

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Bonino is 2c?
He will be to start. Holland and Rakell will battle for roster spot and whoever wins will start on 4th line.

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1 year at 2 mill isn't bad, no risk at all
This is how I feel unless he is a locker room issue but I cant see that happening with BB as coach.

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