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Dustin Penner Loses TV Gig After Rape Jokes

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.

TSN confirmed to Yahoo that Penner is no longer in their plans for tomorrow's coverage, thanks to the backlash over this series of tweets:


Penner was last season in a Capitals uniform after moving east at last year's trade deadline. He went unsigned over the summer, but hasn't announced his retirement.

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