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Sidney Crosby joins growing list of athletes to accept the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ (video)

Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby was challenged by teammate Craig Adams and made good on it by accepting the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” Crosby then challenged teammates Pascal Dupuis, Marc-Andre Fleury and Kris Letang to do the same, which is how the challenge works. The only complaint is that Crosby should have been mixing up that […] The post Sidney Crosby joins growing...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Kris Letang got a haircut

Huge news. One of our biggest problems with Letang was his haircut. The status quo has changed. Kris Letang got a haircut. #HockeyNewsInAugust #IsItOctoberYet — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) August 5, 2014
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Injury Update: Kris Letang starts working out

It has been a tough year for Kris Letang but after many setbacks/injuries he is on the road to recovery and is expected to be ready for the upcoming season. Michael Miller-Wikimedia CommonsIn September he missed nine games with a lower-body injury. In December (up until the beginning of January), Letang missed 10 games with an upper-body injury. At the end of January it was announced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Letang suffers stroke, expected to miss at least six weeks

Some extremely scary news was delivered by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday morning: Pens’ defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stroke last week and is expected to miss at least six weeks while recovering. According to the Penguins, the condition is treatable with blood thinners and at this point is not believed to be career threatening, which is obviously great news. More from the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kris Letang Debate by @ExcitedBobErrey and @griffTHW

There appears to be no shortage of opinions when it comes to Kris Letang's game or his future with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Whether you love him or hate him, want him dealt or to retire a Penguin, there's one thing everybody can agree on: Letang is as polarizing as they come.  So, with that spirit in mind, Pens Initiative decided to stage its own debate on what could...
Via PensInitiative
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Letang and Talbot Mentioned In Penguins Trade Rumors

An abundance of defensive talent and a lack of forward depth has led to trade rumors involving one of the Pittsburgh Penguins top defenseman and a fan favorite who left the team for a big contract. Kris Letang Kris Letang is finding himself to be almost an odd man out with the youngsters proving themselves […]
Via Hyped Up Hockey
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Inside Kris Letang’s insane summer workout

While few would doubt that professional athletes have intense workouts in the summer, it’s a safe bet that even fewer know what goes on behind the scenes during the offseason of a professional athlete, or in this case, an NHL defenseman. But thanks to Penguins blue liner Kris Letang, hockey fans all over the country just got a serious education. Recently, using his newly created...
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Close To 8-Year, $58 Million Deal with Kris Letang

Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images Well, it appears the Pittsburgh Penguins may not be trading Kris Letang after all. After progress was made last night between Penguins general manager Ray Shero and Kent Hughes (Letang’s agent), the two sides came together and are close to finalizing a deal that will keep Letang in a Penguins uniform through the 2021-22 season. The proposed...
Via The PensNation
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Dreger on TSN Radio: Pittsburgh Penguins Have Offered Letang An Offer Worth More Than $7 Million Per Season

Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports Things just got a bit more interesting on the Kris Letang front. Letang, who is currently in contract negotiations with Penguins general manager Ray Shero, has received a pretty good offer from the Penguins, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Dreger appeared on TSN Radio this morning and had the following to say about the offer: “If they...
Via The PensNation
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

The Logic of Trading Kris Letang by @ExcitedBobErrey

Kris Letang is a great player.  He's one of the best skating defensemen in the league and possesses a great outlet pass.  And it takes a lot of offensive skill to average a point per game in the current NHL, as Letang did this past season.  Possibly the only thing that surpasses Letang's skill is his value.  Teams are placing increasing value on mobile puckmoving defensemen...
Via PensInitiative
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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