Found October 18, 2011 on Post-Gazette:
Pittsburgh_penguins_v_f0e2
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has been suspended two games for a hit on Winnipeg's Alexander Burmistrov during the third period of the Penguins' 2-1 loss to the Jets Monday night.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Kris Letang suspended for 2 games by NHL

Well, I was wrong and Kris Letang was suspended today for two games for his hit in the game last night against Alex Burmistrov.   He will also forfeit pay for those games as well which according to the Penguins website will be almost $38,000.  He will miss tonight’s game against Minnesota and Thursday’s home game against Montreal.   For a video of the hit and an explanation...

Kris Letang to meet with NHL today; could be suspended for hit

The Penguins have now lost two in a row and are having a hard go of it with injuries, especially so early in the season.  And with so many games in such a short time that doesn’t help giving them the time to get people back.  But now the Pens may have to deal with the possible suspension of Kris Letang per NBC’s Prohockeytalk.com.  Letang was penalized last night in the 3rd...

NHL suspends Penguins D Letang for 2 games

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has been suspended for two games by the NHL for boarding Winnipeg Jets forward Alex Burmistrov. Letang's ban was handed out Tuesday, just hours before the Penguins visited the Minnesota Wild. The defenseman also will miss Thursday's home game against Montreal and be eligible to play on Saturday when the Penguins face New Jersey...

Kris Letang suspended for two games for hit on Alex Burmistrov

I think that some of the ruling to come out of the Department of Player Safety have been puzzling and I just don't think that this hit warranted a two game suspension. It's not like Kris Letang is a dirty players, this isn't a Matt Cooke type player. Don't get me wrong I am glad that Colin Campbell is not spinning the Wheel of Justice anymore but do we really...

Pens' Letang meeting with NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was called to a hearing Tuesday by NHL vice president Brendan Shanahan, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. In Monday's 2-1 loss to Winnipeg, Letang received a minor boarding penalty for hitting Alexander Burmistrov. Letang could be facing the first suspension of his career. Letang leads the Penguins with seven points on a goal...

Penguins Notebook: Letang conditioned to be a marathon man on skates

Defenseman Kris Letang played 23 minutes, 20 seconds Saturday night. Took a couple of shots. Blocked one by Buffalo. That's a slow night at the office for Letang this season. His ice time in the Penguins' 3-2 loss to the Sabres dropped his average to 26:26, still highest on his team and among the leaders in the NHL. He is averaging 27.5 shifts per contest.

Letang Suspended: Why Shanahan Got it Wrong

NHLHS Pittsburgh Penguins Correspondent Robbie Naugle explains why Brendan Shanahan whiffed on the two game suspension of Kris Letang. On Monday night in Winnipeg, a hit occurred between Pittsburgh Penguins defensemen Kris Letang and Winnipeg Jets center Alexander Burmistrov that sent the lanky center flying into the boards. The hit occurred during the third period of a tight...

NHL suspends Penguins' Kris Letang for two games

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

Penguins' Kris Letang Suspended Two Games For Boarding Alex Burmistrov

Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's ruler on player discipline, has handed out his latest suspension, this time it was for two games to Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Letang was called for a two-minute minor penalty during the third period of Monday night's game against the Winnipeg Jets when he rode Alexander Burmistrov into the boards in the offensive zone. Shanahan...

Will this hit warrent a suspension or Not?

Check out this hit by Penguins Kris Letang on the Jets Alex Burmistrov during last night's game in Winnipeg. I don't think this boarding call is worthy of a suspension and I don't think the NHL needs to suspend every player that commits a questionable play/penalty.

Letang Will Meet With Shanahan

via Bob McKenzie tweet, NHL announces PIT’s Kris Letang will have disciplinary hearing today for boarding WPG’s Alex Burmistrov last night.

NHL suspends Pens D Letang for 2 games (AP)

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has been suspended for two games by the NHL for boarding Winnipeg Jets forward Alex Burmistrov. Letang's ban was handed out Tuesday, just hours before the Penguins visited the Minnesota Wild. The defenseman also will miss Thursday's home game against Montreal and be eligible to play on Saturday when the Penguins face New Jersey.

Suspension coming for Penguins' Kris Letang?

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

John Toperzer: Game 8, Pens @Minnesota: Letang suspended two games

Pens (3-2-2, 2-1-1 road) at Wild (2-1-2, 2-0-1 home), Xcel Energy Center, 7:30 pm Est., Versus Follow me on Twitter @JohnToperzer The NHL suspended Kris Letang for two games because of this hit on Winnipeg’s Alex Burmistrov here. As a result, the Penguins recalled Brian Strait from AHL Wilkes-Barre. You can read more here. Warranted or not, one thing is for...

Canadiens-Penguins Preview

At full strength, the Pittsburgh Penguins have an arsenal of stars that's arguably as deep as any in the NHL. Right now, they'll simply settle for a lineup with anyone who's healthy. A bevy of injuries and a two-game suspension to defenseman Kris Letang will leave the Penguins short-handed again Thursday night, when they continue the NHL's busiest early season schedule...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.