Kris Letang RUMORS & NEWS

  • Penguins Activate Defenseman Kris Letang off of Long-Term Injured Reserve "The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated defenseman Kris Letang off of long-term injured reserve, it was announced today by General Manager Ron Hextall. Defenseman Jan Rutta has been placed on long-term injured reserve retroactive to Jan. 14 and forward Kasperi..." January 24

  • Penguins go the extra mile for Kris Letang during time of grief

    The Athletic "The Pittsburgh Penguins are supposed to be home with their families now, getting some rest following a 10-day road trip, preparing for the Canucks at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday. They are not. The Penguins had just defeated the Coyotes, 4-1, on..." January 09

  • Penguins' Kris Letang leaves Winter Classic to return home in wake of father's passing

    CBS News "Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was battling an injury as of late, which left him out of the Winter Classic matchup against the Boston Bruins.  According to head coach Mike Sullivan, Letang will not be with the team in Boston, Massachusetts, as he is heading home to..." January 02

  • Kris Letang Skates In Full Equipment

    Pro Hockey Rumors "One of the most incredible moments of last week’s press conference discussing Kris Letang’s latest stroke was when Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall explained the veteran defenseman asked to skate immediately after being cleared from the hospital. He was..." December 06

  • Kris Letang’s stroke is another cruel challenge for Penguins defenseman

    The Athletic "It’s interesting that Kris Letang was born with a hole in the wall of his heart. After all, no one’s heart is bigger nor powerful than his. Letang, less than 48 hours after learning that he had sustained the second stroke of his 35-year-old life, was..." November 30

  • Kris Letang Out Indefinitely After Having Stroke "Penguins defenseman Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke on Monday, it was announced today by General Manager Ron Hextall. Letang, 35, is not experiencing any lasting effects of the stroke and will continue to undergo a series of tests over the next week...." November 30

  • Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang match pro sports record for longevity

    Clutch Points "The Pittsburgh Penguins are clearly a veteran team that depends on Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang for leadership, scoring and all-around play. That trio opened their 17th season together Thursday night as the Penguins took the ice for their season opener against the Arizona..." October 14

  • Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang ready for another run

    ESPN "Sidney Crosby doesn't scare easily. But the future of the Pittsburgh Penguins had him unnerved. Center Evgeni Malkin and defenseman Kris Letang, Crosby's teammates on all three of his Stanley Cup victories, were at the end of their contracts last..." October 03