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Kings' Dustin Penner flips pancake flap for good cause

February 3, 2012 | 12:46 pm

FabforumWith only four goals this season, Kings left wing Dustin Penner won’t win the NHL scoring title. But he has won over many fans with his humorous take on the day he sat down to a pancake breakfast and suffered back spasms that kept him out of a game.

Penner has joked about the incident and now has partnered with the Kings and IHOP for a pancake breakfast that will benefit the team’s charitable foundation.

Seventy-five fans will have a chance to eat a buffet breakfast with Penner on Feb. 13 at the Westchester IHOP, at 8600 South Sepulveda Blvd. Fans can buy different prize packs that give them a chance to be chosen to share breakfast of pancakes, bacon, eggs and orange juice or coffee.

A $10 package includes a signed Penner player card and one chance to win tickets to the pancake breakfast. A $25 package includes a signed card, a sheet with two pairs of Kings eye black and three chances to win tickets. A $50 package includes a signed part, two pairs of eye black, a key chain and seven chances to win tickets.

Proceeds will go to the Kings Care Foundation. Full details are available at

--Helene Elliott

Photo: Dustin Penner. Credit: Harry How / Getty Images.