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Kris Letang

Kris Letang  #58

Pittsburgh Penguins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 58 BIRTHDATE: April 24, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 201 DRAFTED: PIT / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (62nd overall)
Letang played in his 3rd All-Star Game in 2015-16 and trails only Paul Coffey (5) for All-Star Game selections among d-men in club history. Named NHL 3rd Star of Month for January. Led NHL d-men with 14 PTS (3G-11A) in 10 GP. 6 PPA led NHL. His .90 pts/game clip ranks t-2nd among NHL d-men. Leads NHL d-men with 21 points (6G-15A) since Dec. 26. Letang ranks 6th among all skaters in TOI/G with an average of 26:14. Leads PIT d-men w/ 7 goals. Has 8 multi-point games in last 14 GP. Named NHL 3rd Star of the Week Jan. 4. Had back-to-back 3-point games (2G-4A) to finish week 1st among NHL d-men in pts. Recorded 300th and 301st NHL point Dec. 26 at MIN. Became 5th d-man in PIT history to eclipse 300-pt mark. Leads PIT D-men with 35 points (7G-28A). Has 31 points (6G-25A) in his last 28 games. Played in his 500th NHL game on Oct. 28 at WSH. Career Info: Highs: G: 2 A: 5 P: 5 PPG: 25 SHG: 3
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2005) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2006. 2007) NHL Second All-Star Team (2013) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012) Missed majority of 2013-14 due to pre-season knee injury and heart ailment, February 7, 2014.


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