Found March 26, 2013 on The Pensblog:
Letang and his hair were activated today. [ Pens ] This left the Pens with 100 million players on their roster so they had to send someone down. That someone was Simon Despres. He was choosen because he is the only one left other than Beau Bennett on a two way deal. Good news though, the roster expands April 3 so he'll be back. He could be back even sooner if the Pens make a deal to clean up some roster space.

Penguins Playing Musical Chairs with Defensemen

Yesterday morning Ray Shero had eight active defensemen on his roster and one defenseman, Kris Letang, on Injured Reserve.  In between then and now defenseman Simon Despres was returned to the WBS Penguins, Kris Letang was taken off IR, Robert Bortuzzo was sent down to the WBS Penguins for “conditioning assignment”,  Kris Letang is back on IR this time with a broken foot...
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