Kris Letang

#58 D / Pittsburgh Penguins / EXP: YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 201 lb Age: 31 College: None

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Will play Thursday

    Kris Letang (lower body) is in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Islanders, Jonathan Bombulie of reports.Letang was considered a game-time call for Thursday's contest after missing Tuesday's matchup with the lower-body issue, but he will ultimately draw back in alongside his usual partner in Brian Dumoulin. The star blueliner has gotten off to an extremely hot start so far this season with 11 points -- four goals and seven assists -- through nine games and should be deployed in almost all fantasy leagues.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Game-time call

    As expected, Kris Letang (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's matchup with the Islanders.Letang was also considered a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against New York, but was ultimately unable to go. The offensive-minded blueliner's status should be confirmed once his team takes the ice for pregame warmups.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Making trip with team

    Kris Letang (lower body) will join the team for its road matchup against the Islanders on Thursday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.Letang was a game-time decision versus the Islanders on Tuesday, which means he is likely close to returning. The blueliner's long-term health is certainly the bigger concern for the Pittsburgh Penguins, which means they will probably be extra cautious in putting him back out on the ice. Don't be surprised to see "Tanger" labeled with the game-time-decision tag again Thursday.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Will not play Tuesday

    Kris Letang (lower body) will miss Tuesday's game versus New York, Wes Crosby of reports.Letang will sit out Tuesday's contest with what has been described as a nagging lower-body injury. At this point, it doesn't appear the injury is a long-term thing but nonetheless, Letang will not play against the Islanders. In nine games this season, the 31-year-old blueliner has four goals and seven assists.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Game-time decision Tuesday

    Kris Letang (lower body) will be a game-time call against the Islanders on Tuesday.Letang only attended a portion of Monday's practice due to what coach Mike Sullivan described as a nagging injury. Historically, Sullivan has used game-time decision as the closest he would get to confirming a player was going to be in the lineup, so it would seem more likely than not that the blueliner will suit up. In the event he doesn't play, Juuso Riikola would rejoin the blue line and could slot into the power play as well.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Dealing with lower-body issue

    Kris Letang left Monday's practice due to a lingering lower-body injury.Coach Mike Sullivan didn't provide any specifics on whether Letang will be available against the Islanders on Tuesday. The Montreal native is off to a fantastic start to the season, as he has racked up 11 points through the first nine games. If the blueliner is unable to play Tuesday, Juuso Riikola not only would step into the lineup, but could also replace Letang on the power play as well.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Two assists, plus-5 Thursday

    Kris Letang contributed two assists and a plus-5 rating in Thursday's 9-1 win over the Flames.Letang benefited from skating a team-high 23:11 in this blowout win. He's like the Rob Gronkowski of hockey with health being his limiting factor and right now, a healthy Letang is delivering for owners with 11 points through eight games.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Earns assist Tuesday

    Kris Letang garnered a power-play helper in Tuesday's 6-5 victory over Edmonton.With nine points in seven games, Letang appears poised to record a fifth season in which he hits the 50-point mark and could even push for his career high of 67. Despite discussions during the offseason of limiting the blueliner's minutes, he is still averaging 26:32 of ice time, which includes 2:50 on the power play. The injury to Justin Schultz (leg) has forced coach Mike Sullivan to rely on Letang even more -- as evident by his nearly 29 minutes of ice time Tuesday.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Two points in win

    Kris Letang tallied a goal and an assist Thursday in a 3-0 road win over the Maple Leafs.Make that eight points in six games for the 34-year-old Olympian. Letang also led Pittsburgh with six shots on goal Thursday. The defenseman certainly has his critics, but only two years removed from finishing fourth in voting for the Norris Trophy, the Quebec native is capable of producing at an elite level as long as he stays healthy.

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    Penguins' Kris Letang: Six points in four games

    Kris Letang scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Canadiens.Letang has six points, including three goals, in four games in 2018-19. He needs to stay healthy, not just because of his own history, but because Justin Schultz looks to be out a while following a gruesome injury Saturday. Letang will be the Pens' primary and perhaps only offensive option on the back end.

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