Regular Season Thoughts Recap: Pens vs Blue Jackets

Pens – Blue Jackets in Review By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Here’s a game-by-game recap of my thoughts posts vs. Columbus. Can the Penguins pull off this feat again? (Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo) Game 14: Pens win 4-2 Goals from Kunitz (PP), Sutter, Letang (PP), and Megna Good: Fleury made 37 saves on 39 shots. Malkin contributed to three goals, drew a penalty, and forced...
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Kris Letang Returns to Pittsburgh 10 Weeks After Stroke

The Pittsburgh Penguins were not expecting to see Kris Letang after a stroke only 10 weeks ago (via veooz) When Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero held a press conference regarding the Pens’ lineup, it didn’t sound promising. With a handful of injuries sidelining key players, it seemed as though speculation of an early out in the postseason was all but secure. But...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

TPN RADIO: Letang Rises

Tune in at 10:00 tonight and subscribe to the show on iTunes. Twitter: @ThePensNation, @PensNation_Nick, @PensNationCasey, @PensNation_Andy Guest: @GunnerStaal   The Topics (Les Sujets) Kris Letang returns – a look at his impact on the Pens going forward. Tomas Vokoun’s in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for now. Will he likely get one start in before the playoffs in Pittsburgh...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trust Kris Letang by @Nick422

It was announced earlier today that Kris Letang would be returning to game action tonight for the first time since going on the DL after suffering a stroke earlier in the year.  Many were happy about this.  A few were worried.Go ahead, read the rest »
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang to return to lineup 10 weeks after suffering stroke

Defenseman Kris Letang will return to the Pittsburgh Penguins  lineup Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings at CONSOL Energy Center 10 weeks after suffering a stroke. “Finally some good news regarding injuries, Kris Letang will return to play tonight,” general manager Ray Shero said. “Kris has been bugging me for a little while for a return to play. He feels...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang Will Return to Penguins Lineup Tonight

Credit: Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press The Pittsburgh Penguins have already clinched the second seed in the East for the postseason. Many have said that the team’s next three games are meaningless. Well, they have some meaning now. General manager Ray Shero announced today that defenseman Kris Letang will return to game action tonight at CONSOL Energy Center in an attempt to...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang Named Penguins’ Masterton Trophy Nominee

Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports It has been a very tough year for Penguins defenseman Kris Letang, to say the least. The 26 year-old suffered a stroke on January 29th and has not played since January 27th. Letang has been practicing with the team in hopes to eventually return to game action this season. A return date, if any, has not been announced yet by Letang. Pittsburgh’s...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Letang Comeback a Possibility – And the Penguins would be Glad about it

Kris Letang would do well to forget the 2013/14 NHL regular season. It already started right after the 4th loss in a row against the Boston Bruins and the disappointing ending of the 2013 Playoffs.  Letang played one of his best regular seasons as a Penguin, tied with P.K. Subban in points and being the only defenseman averaging more than one point per game during the shortened...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang to Return to Practice...Hold your Horses! By @ChicksDigHockey

Twitter is on fire! Kris Letang has been cleared to practice. Just when we thought he may be out for the season, comes the news that Letang can practice. That statement doesn’t say anything about him being cleared to PLAY. Yes, there is a difference.Practice is a controlled situation. In a game, he’s a target that can’t be protected. Letang has a very small hole in his heart...
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March 16, 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...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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