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The Little ‘P’?

from David Staples of The Cult of Hockey,

The Oilers Dustin Penner has just a bit of Mahovlich in his game, but it’s enough that it’s worth mentioning….

Penner does have Mahovlich-like reach and range, something that 6-foot, 5-inch Petee, the Little M, employed to his great advantage for the Montreal Candiens as a penalty killer, and something we should see more of from Penner if he continues to kill penalties this year, as he has been doing in the preseason.

Big, mobile guys with long reaches, such as Big Pete, such as Penner, present huge obstacles on all parts of the ice for power play specialists, much more so than little guys like, say, Todd Marchant.

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