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Penguins' Kris Letang: Three points in loss
Letang tallied a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to Montreal.
Letang set up Evgeni Malkin's power-play goal in the first period before scoring in the second, firing a shot through traffic that found its way to the back of the net. He'd add a third point later in the frame with another power-play helper on Jake Guentzel's tally. Letang continues to offer solid production from the blue line in his age-35 season, with 10 goals and 24 assists through 49 games.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Exits contest
Letang was struck in the face by a puck and left Thursday's game versus the Lightning, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
A shot attempt from the Lightning ramped up and hit Letang in the face just a few seconds after he had blocked a shot with his hand. The defenseman was bleeding heavily as he left the ice following the incident in the first period. The Penguins haven't provided an official update on his status, but one should be available before the team's road-trip finale Saturday versus the Panthers.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Returns to game
Letang was able to return to Thursday's game against Tampa Bay after being struck in the face by the puck.
A Lightning shot attempt hit Letang in the face during the first period, which resulted in him temporarily leaving the contest. He returned to the game before the end of the second frame. Letang entered Thursday's action with seven goals and 27 points in 42 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Registers two helpers in victory
Letang recorded two assists in Pittsburgh's 7-3 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday.
Letang's first helper was recorded during a Pittsburgh power play. He has seven goals and 27 points in 41 games this season, including 11 points with the man advantage. Letang has recorded two goals and four points over his last three outings.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Two goals in loss
Letang scored twice in a 7-2 loss to the Oilers on Thursday.
Letang opened the scoring 1:05 into the first with a nice wrist shot that eluded Stuart Skinner. He then closed the scoring with a power-play goal with 1:48 remaining. Letang has four points (two goals, two assists) in his last four games.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Expected to return Saturday
Letang (illness) is expected to play Saturday against Los Angeles, Dave Molinari of Pittsburgh Hockey Now reports.
Letang missed Friday's 6-3 victory over Anaheim because of the illness. He has five goals and 21 points in 33 games this season while averaging 24:42 of ice time. With Letang drawing back into the lineup, Mark Friedman might be a healthy scratch.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Could return Saturday
Letang (illness) "has a chance" to play Saturday against the Kings, Josh Yohe of The Athletic reports.
Letang was a late scratch Friday and was replaced by Mark Friedman. The team will see how the 35-year-old is feeling Saturday but he could end up be a game-time decision.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Not playing Friday
Letang (illness) will not be available Friday against Anaheim.
Letang has five points over his last four games but he'll be absent from the lineup for the 18th time this season. The 35-year-old is averaging 24:42 of ice time with 21 points through 33 games on the year. Mark Friedman will replace Letang in Friday's lineup and Pittsburgh will be back in action Saturday against the Kings.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Nets OT winner
Letang tallied the winning goal in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime victory over the Avalanche.
Letang was all over the stat sheet Tuesday, logging five shots and seven hits before capping the night with a game-winning goal in overtime. The 35-year-old blueliner has five points (three goals, two assists) in four games since his return from an 11-game absence. Letang now has five goals and 16 assists through 32 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Dazzles in emotional return
Letang scored two goals, including the overtime winner, and added two assists in Tuesday's 7-6 victory over the Panthers.
One of the helpers and the OT winner came on the power play, as Letang saw his first game action since Dec. 28. It's been a traumatic season so far for the veteran blueliner, both on and off the ice, but Tuesday's performance was a reminder that the 35-year-old is still highly skilled and surrounded by Hall of Fame talent. Letang has four goals and 20 points through 30 games, but if he can stay in the lineup, he could be poised for a big second half.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Officially labeled game-time call
Letang (lower body) is considered a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with Florida.
Letang looks set to return to the lineup after practicing with the No. 1 power-play unit, but coach Mike Sullivan wouldn't go so far as to clear him to play against the Panthers. The veteran blueliner has missed the last 11 contests due to his lower-body issue, having last played Dec. 28 versus Detroit. Prior to getting hurt, Letang generated four points in his previous six contests and should offer a decent fantasy upside.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Removed from LTIR
Letang (lower body) was activated from long-term injured reserve Tuesday, per the NHL media site.
Letang appears to be ready to return to the lineup Tuesday versus Florida. He was paired with Brian Dumoulin during the morning skate and should be back on the top power-play unit. Letang, who hasn't played since Dec. 28, has amassed 16 points, 57 shots on goal, 50 blocks and 75 hits in 29 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Practices in full
Letang (lower body) practiced Saturday in a regular-contact jersey.
Letang logged a full-contact practice for the first time since suffering a lower-body injury Dec. 28. Letang, who's missed the Pens' last 10 contests, has two goals and 14 assists through 29 games this season. The 35-year-old blueliner will return to a top-pairing role when healthy.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Still not a full participant
Letang (lower body) wasn't a full participant in Saturday's practice and won't make the trip to New Jersey for Sunday's game versus the Devils, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Letang wore a regular jersey during Saturday's morning skate, but that was only for the purpose of him participating in power-play drills, and the veteran blueliner still isn't sure when he'll be ready to return to game action. He's picked up two goals and 16 points through 29 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Shifts to LTIR
Letang (lower body) was placed on long-term injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 28 on Friday.
Although he won't play Friday versus Ottawa, because Letang's placement on LTIR was made retroactive to Dec. 28, he'll be eligible to rejoin the lineup whenever he's deemed fit to return. The 35-year-old defender has collected two goals and 16 points through 29 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Remains sidelined
Letang (lower body) won't play Friday versus Ottawa, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Letang has been skating with the Penguins in a non-contact jersey since Tuesday, but he'll presumably need to log at least one full practice before rejoining the lineup. The 35-year-old defender has picked up 16 points through 29 games this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Not playing Wednesday
Letang (lower body) won't play Wednesday against Ottawa, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Letang was back with the Penguins for Tuesday's practice following a personal leave of absence. He is listed on injured reserve and is considered to be day-to-day. Letang will get some additional time on the ice to work his way back into game shape before he returns to game action.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Rejoins team in non-contact jersey
Letang (lower body) was back with the Penguins at Tuesday's practice session sporting a non-contact jersey, Pens Inside Scoop reports. Additionally, Letang is officially listed on injured reserve, per the NHL media site.
Letang, who was previously away from the team for personal reasons, appears to still be hampered by his lower-body issue. At this point, it seems unlikely the veteran defenseman will be ready to suit up for Wednesday's matchup with Ottawa, though he hasn't been officially ruled out. In his stead, Ty Smith continues to see heavy minutes on the Pens' blue line.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Should meet with Penguins soon
Letang (personal/lower body) is expected to meet back up with the Penguins in the next day or so, coach Mike Sullivan told Wes Crosby of NHL.com on Monday.
Letang suffered a lower-body injury Dec. 28 and was designated as a non-roster player Jan. 3 after the passing of his father. The status of his injury isn't clear, so Letang might not return to the lineup immediately after rejoining the Penguins. He has two goals and 16 points in 29 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Penguins' Kris Letang: Not back with Penguins
Letang (personal/lower body) hasn't rejoined the Penguins and won't play Tuesday versus Vancouver, per Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Letang sustained a lower-body injury Dec. 28 and was designated as a non-roster player Jan. 3 following the passing of his father. He's in his hometown of Montreal. Letang has two goals and 16 points in 29 games this season.... See More ... See Less
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