Originally written on Bleed Black & Gold  |  Last updated 3/1/12

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 08: Kris Letang #58 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on October 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

After Kris Letang took a hit to the head in the first period of yesterday’s game against Dallas, he never returned to the game.  Today he did travel with the team to Denver but will not be playing with the team on Saturday due to concussion symptoms.  This is not a good thing at all considering he missed a bunch of time earlier in the season due to a concussion.  Coach Byslma said that he will be fully evaluated when they return to Pittsburgh after the game on Saturday.

In other news the guy that hit him, Eric Nystrom, heard nothing from the league today, so it seems they think the hit was fine and he will not be fined or suspended, while we lose another player to concussion.

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