Originally written on Bleed Black & Gold  |  Last updated 3/9/12

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)

Kris Letang was on the ice this morning for the first time since he took a shot to the head on February 29th in Dallas.  He skated with Deryk Engelland who has also been out with injury.

Letang & Engelland just finished up some pre-practice on-ice work at @CONSOLEnergyCtr #Pens -SK

— Pens Inside Scoop (@PensInsideScoop) March 9, 2012

The Tribune Review reported that the on ice workout lasted for over 35 minutes and was “briskly paced”.  There is no reported timetable for either Letang or Engelland’s return.

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