Free agent Dustin Penner, who has probably reached the end of his shelf life as an NHL player, isn't having much more luck with TV. Scheduled to be a part of TSN's trade deadline coverage, he's now off the schedule thanks to some ill-advised tweets.
The L.A. Kings winger missed Saturday's game, and is questionable for tonight. He's still trying to get over a recent onset of back spasms, triggered by an insidiously hearty breakfast.
Brian Burke has rapidly become one of the most stand-up guys in hockey, after his unqualified support for his out-of-the-closet son Brendan and his own anti-bullying campaign in Brendan's memory. He wasn't always so cuddly—in a great interview with The Score, Burke relates how he nearly came to blows with Edmonton GM…