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KRIS LETANG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kris Letang Named a Finalist for Masterton Trophy

(Charles LeClaire/USA Today Sports) Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was named one of three finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is for “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” Goaltenders Devan Dubnyk (Minnesota Wild) and Andrew Hammond (Ottawa Senators) were announced as the other...
Via The PensNation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: playoff preview, first round

The regular season has come to a close and the Penguins have squeaked into the playoffs as the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. They have drawn a tough matchup as they will face their division rival, the New York Rangers. New York is coming off of a strong season having won the President’s trophy, which is awarded to the team with the most points in the regular season. It will...
Via isportsweb.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Analytics: Penguins are a much weaker team without Kris Letang

It took until the last night of the regular season, but the Pittsburgh Penguins have officially snuck into the playoffs after a 2-0 shutout win over the Buffalo Sabres Saturday evening. Unfortunately, they’re going to have to play for the chance to win the Stanley Cup without their number one defenseman, Kris Letang. The blueliner has been […] The post Analytics: Penguins are...
Via Along the Boards
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New Video Released of Shane Doan’s Hit on Kris Letang

Twitter user @burcham_amanda tweeted a never before released video from a fan’s phone of the scary hit that caused Kris Letang’s concussion last week. Letangs scary hit from behind the glass… #Pens @Letang_58 @penguins @NHL @ESPN_NHL pic.twitter.com/xHdL929rRy — Amanda Burcham (@burcham_amanda) March 31, 2015 Scary stuff. The post New Video Released of Shane Doan...
Via The PensNation
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Kris Letang Consider Retirement?

When should an athlete at his peak, like Kris Letang, throw in the towel? (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette) By: Jim Meinecke It is hard to think of an athlete that has had more of a rollercoaster career than Kris Letang. He is a player that has amazing physical attributes that include tremendous skating, stick handling, and a perfect blend of offense and defense. He has been near the top...
Via The PensNation
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kris Letang hospitalized after hit

It’s been a rough year for Kris Letang. The Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman suffered yet another health scare Saturday afternoon when he was hospitalized following a scary-looking hit from Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan. The hit wasn’t the sort of high hit to the head or boarding we’ve come to expect when talking about injury-inducing plays. However, the scariest part...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Letang Out At Least 6 Weeks After Stroke

Credit: Getty Images The defense of the Pittsburgh Penguins just took an unexpected turn. Defenseman Kris Letang, who has not been skated since a practice on January 30th in Los Angeles, will miss at least six weeks after suffering a stroke. The 2013 Norris finalist has missed the team’s past four games as a result of the illness. This has not been a great year for Letang health...
Via The PensNation
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 be in store...
Via PensInitiative
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Stats Show Kris Letang Criticism A Tad Unfair

"Trade Letang!" "The Pens are better without Kris Letang!" These are real quotes from social media sites about Pittsburgh Penguins' defenceman Kris Letang. When the Pens have a goal scored against them it's his fault. When the Pens take a penalty, even if it wasn't on him, it's Letang's fault. And it's certainly Letang's fault when the Pens lose. Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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