Capitals Acquire Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks

Posted on March 04, 2014


ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Anaheim’s fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, previously acquired by Washington, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Penner, 31, is a 10-year NHL veteran who has played for the Los Angeles Kings, Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim. The 6’4’’, 247-pound forward has appeared in 571 career NHL games, recording 307 points (150 goals, 157 assists) and 352 penalty minutes. In addition, Penner has collected 35 points (13 goals, 22 assists) and 58 penalty minutes in 78 career playoff games. Penner won the Stanley Cup with the Ducks in 2007 and with the Kings in 2012.

This season, Penner has recorded 32 points (13 goals, 19 assists) and 28 penalty minutes while playing in 49 games for the Ducks. The Winkler, Manitoba native ranked fifth on the team in goals, sixth in points and assists and tied for fifth in plus/minus (22).

Penner will wear jersey No. 17 with Washington.


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