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Via John Fantana of Raw Charge, Boston Bruins' chairman and CEO Jeremy Jacobs used his 24 hours with the Stanley Cup to bring it to NASA's Kennedy Space Center Thursday afternoon. Here's a photo of the Cup in the cockpit of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. See more photos at Throw the Flag.
Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers, 7 p.m. EST
The Penguins have won four straight, but they'll likely still be receptive to the substantial boost Kris Letang's return can give them. Letang has missed two months with a concussion, but looks to be ready for action Thursday, which should be helpful against a Rangers team to whom the Penguins have lost four straight. All that said, the Rangers will likely spend more time keeping an eye on Evgeni Malkin, who has 28 point...
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Kris Letang who has not played since he scored the overtime goal against Montreal back on November 26th, is scheduled to make his return to action tonight. The Penguins are in New York City ready to take on the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference leading New York Rangers. Letang’s return is a great boost to the currently surging Penguins, who have won their last three...
Kris Letang had what I would call a triumphant return from concussion. After missing 21 games, Letang played over 24 minutes with an Assist and a +2. And don’t forget, Pooty-Tang was a Top 10 fantasy Defenseman last year and was well on his way to doing the same this season. Then he took a shot to the head. The bad news is concussion comrade Crosby looked great in his...
Pittsburgh Penguins defensemen Kris Letang took part in today's morning skate, leading to speculation that he'll suit up for tonight's game against the New York Rangers.Letang hasn't played since Nov. 26, when he suffered a concussion after taking a hit to the head from Montreal's Max Pacioretty.Despite missing the last 21 games, Letang still leads all Penguins...
The Stanley Cup was on display at Kennedy Space Center’s Rocket Garden at 11 am EST. The Stanley Cup was awarded to the Boston Bruins after winning the 2011 National Hockey League (NHL) Championship. According to NHL tradition, owners and coaches are awarded 24 hours to spend with the cup.Chairman and CEO Jeremy Jacobs is using his allocate time to bring it to NASA’s Kennedy...
Defenseman Kris Letang is ready to return to the lineup for the first time in nearly two months, and he could be on the ice against the New York Rangers.
There were days Kris Letang struggled to get out of bed. Bouts of dizziness and nausea plagued him. "It was really tough," the Penguins top defenseman said Tuesday after joining his teammates on the ice for the first time in weeks. "I went through a month with a lot of symptoms." Letang has recovered from a concussion and is medically cleared.
Kris Letang is back.
Head coach Dan Bylsma confirmed that the Penguins defenseman will return to the lineup Thursday against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden after missing the last 21 games with a broken nose and concussion sustain...
So what happened?
Dustin Jeffrey, Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin happened.
Two of those happenings would not have been possible just a week or two ago, so it's nice the see the Pens getting important contributions from some of the guys recently returned from injury. Richard Park is another player who has provided a few important goals.
Jeffrey had the best night of...
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will play tonight against the Rangers, marking his first action since Nov. 26, when he sustained a concussion.
Kris Letang returns tonight at MSG. Letang hasn't played since November 26, 2011 in Montreal.
Unfortunately it's NOT all good news as Arron Asham has a concussion. Asham last played on January 15 against Tampa Bay.
Kris Letang sat out 21 games while recovering from a concussion. It wasn't easy, especially when his teammates were struggling, but Letang realized that neither he nor the Penguins would benefit if he tried to come back too quickly. "You need your head for the rest of your life," he said Thursday.
NEW YORK -- Defenseman Kris Letang was awfully excited to return to the lineup following a 21-game absence...
If this night was proof, there's no more need to question Dustin Jeffrey's health. Or Kris Letang's, either.
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, Two years removed from a Vezina Trophy season, goaltender Ryan Miller looks completely lost. Ehrhoff got all that money because he scored 50 points for the Vancouver Canucks last year, tied with Dan Boyle and Kris Letang for seventh among NHL defenceman. This year, he’s been hurt and is nowhere to be found in the top 20. For his last...
Sidney Crosby's return date remains unknown, but the Pittsburgh Penguins found out earlier this week they can expect one of their other key contributors back soon from a concussion.
That return may come as soon as Thursday night.
Out since late November, defenseman Kris Letang could be back as the Penguins visit Madison Square Garden looking to win their fourth straight overall...