History made today as a team finally added a significant player using an offer sheet under the new CBA. The press conference from Brian Burke should be very interesting, given his temper and his comments about Kevin Lowe a few days ago.
Tsn reports Anaheim did not match the offer sheet Edmonton signed Penner to.
As a result, Penner becomes property of the Oilers while the Ducks receive the Oilers' first, second and third round picks as compensation. Oilers general manager Kevin Lowe will hold a 4:30pm et conference call while Ducks' GM Brian Burke will conduct a conference call at 6pm et.