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Penner Now A Checker

from Joanne Irelend of the Edmonton Journal,

The role has changed. Dramatically.

But now that Dustin Penner has been moved on to the Edmonton Oilers’ checking line so, too, have the expectations.

“Normally, it would be a real step back for a guy who has played all those minutes on the first line and got first line power-play minutes,” head coach Craig MacTavish said.

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