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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)
His 0.78 points-per-game average is 2nd among all NHL D-men. 2015 POSTSEASON: 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: Is the Penguins' Masterton Trophy nominee (recognition of sportsmanship, perseverance and dedication to hockey) for the 2nd consecutive season. Led all team D-men with 11 G, 43 A, 54 PTS, 24 PPP and 197 shots. Accounted for 40.7% of goals by PIT D-men (11/27). His 54 PTS and 43 assists are a career high and his 11 goals tie a career high. Ranked 1st on PIT averaging 25:29 of TOI/G. Had 31 PTS (3G-28A) in his last 37 games. His 16 PTS in Jan. (1G-15A) were 1st on PIT and 1st in the NHL among D-men. Recorded a career-high 5 assists Jan. 27 vs. WPG. The only NHL D-man to have a 5-point game this season. Season-long 4-game point streak (1G-3A) from Oct. 28-Nov. 4. Recorded 1A in 4 preseason GP and led all PIT D-men with 17 shots. His 15 career playoff goals are tied for the most in franchise history (Larry Murphy). Career Info: Highs: G: 2 A: 5 P: 5 PPG: 24 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.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5