6:58 AM EST, Fri December 09, 2022
PensBurgh 58 mins ago
Pens Points: Ramping up activity

Pens Points: Ramping up activity

Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports Kris Letang, now labeled as “day-to-day,” is making substantial progress in his stroke recovery. Here are your Pens Points for this Friday morning... In a development that we mere mortals cannot fathom, defenseman Kris Letang was out practicing in a regular-colored jersey and is now labeled as “day-to-day,” not even two full weeks after suffering a second stroke. [PensBurgh] Also on the injury front, Ryan Poehling remains “day-to-day,” while the Penguins hope their recent string of power play performances carries over into this...
CBC News 13 hours ago
Penguins' Kris Letang returns to practice 10 days after suffering 2nd stroke

Penguins' Kris Letang returns to practice 10 days after suffering 2nd stroke

Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang returned to practice with his teammates Thursday, just 10 days after suffering the second stroke of his career.
PensBurgh 19 hours ago
Kris Letang steps up practice involvement

Kris Letang steps up practice involvement

Photo by Emilee Chinn/ The Pens’ defender is back in a normal jersey only 10 days after a stroke As the Penguins took to the ice on Thursday to gear up for a Friday-Saturday home-and-home series with the Buffalo Sabres, they also welcomed back defenseman Kris Letang to practice in a regular contact jersey. Well hello Kris Letang!! -DP pic.twitter.com/k3YKNyPl9D— AT&T SportsNet™ PIT (@ATTSportsNetPIT) December 8, 2022 Letang had joined for a sparsely attended morning gameday skate earlier in the week, practicing with a regular contact jersey for a full team...
PensBurgh Dec 7, 2022
Pens Points: Cannon Clogged

Pens Points: Cannon Clogged

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Penguins concluded a homestand last night with a win against the struggling Blue Jackets. Here are your Pens Points for this Wednesday morning... The Pittsburgh Penguins concluded a homestand last night by welcoming the bottom-dwelling Columbus Blue Jackets to town. A first-period Johnny Gaudreau goal gave CBJ an early boost, but the Penguins answered back to earn a deuce. [Recap] Yesterday’s practice proved to be a notable one, as many of the Penguins’ sick players hit the ice and Kris Letang skated once again, showing another...
PensBurgh Dec 5, 2022
Pens Points: A Hot Streak

Pens Points: A Hot Streak

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Kasperi Kapanen looks like the player the Penguins have been yearning for. Here are your Pens Points for this Monday morning... Here is some of the best stuff found in some of the Penguins’ Christmas baskets. [PensBurgh] While some controversy came when the Pittsburgh Penguins signed forward Josh Archibald over the summer, he has proven to be a decent fourth-liner who offers value in drawing penalties. [Trib Live] Defenseman Kris Letang continues to skate and work out while recovering from his most recent stroke. [Trib Live] After a...
The Hockey Writers Dec 3, 2022

Kris Letang & Penguins Face Tough Road with Defenseman on IR

Pittsburgh Penguins‘ defenceman Kris Letang‘s reputation precedes him. One of the longest-tenured members of the team, he’s a three-time Stanley Cup champion, eight-time All-Star (first and second team combined), and…
PensBurgh Dec 2, 2022
Report: Letang’s test results encouraging, Penguins believe he’ll be back this season

Report: Letang’s test results encouraging, Penguins believe he’ll be back this season

Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via A little more on Kris Letang Last night on TSN, Pierre Lebrun had a little more information and nice synopsis of how the Penguins are handling the Kris Letang stroke situation and where the mindset is right now. INSIDER TRADING: #TSNHockey Insiders discuss…- Formenton’s playing options- Pens plan on Letang’s return- Cal Petersen- Habs could opt to keep Monahan; his trade to MTL byproduct of deal that didn’t happen- Kuzmenko eligible for FA againWATCH : https://t.co/yYlfOqdmKF pic.twitter.com/EWXMoFQi7G— TSN...
PensBurgh Dec 2, 2022
PensBurgh Podcast: Kris Letang out indefinitely after suffering stroke

PensBurgh Podcast: Kris Letang out indefinitely after suffering stroke

Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports With the Penguins’ top defender out, what will happen to the team? We were going to spend the bulk of the first segment talking about what the Pittsburgh Penguins have looked like since our last episode, but now we’ll shift focus to a much more serious topic—Kris Letang’s second stroke since 2014. Props to Letang for reporting his symptoms and knowing his body well enough to not push it past its limit. With Letang out indefinitely, how does that change the defense? Does Brian Dumoulin go back on the top pair? Will P.O Joseph get...
PensBurgh Dec 2, 2022
Pens Points: Replacing Letang

Pens Points: Replacing Letang

Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports What will the Penguins do to the defense in Kris Letang’s absence? Here are your Pens Points for this Friday morning... The Pittsburgh Penguins clashed with the glitz and glamor of the Vegas Golden Knights last night, continuing their recent home stretch against top teams. Down early in a 2-0 hole, the Penguins responded with two goals of their own. Vegas takes a 3-2 lead, then Pittsburgh would respond with two more twine-ticklers to earn a 4-3 win. [Recap] Which NHL Penguins and AHL Penguins shined during November? Take a look here....
PensBurgh Dec 1, 2022
Is it time to see what Ty Smith can do?

Is it time to see what Ty Smith can do?

Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via If Kris Letang is sidelined long-term the Penguins should see what they have in Smith. The Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be without the services of Kris Letang for the foreseeable future after Wednesday’s scary news that he suffered another stroke. Even though Letang seems determined to get back on the ice, and as soon as possible, it still remains to be seen when or if that will happen this season. The most important thing: Letang’s long-term health, so patience and precaution need to be the top priority. That...
Last Word on Hockey Nov 30, 2022

Kris Letang Out Indefinitely After Suffering Stroke

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that defenseman Kris Letang would be out indefinitely after suffering a stroke Monday. Letang will undergo further evaluation, but the team reports that he is not currently experiencing any lasting effects, and does not expect his status to affect his career long-term.  Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke […] The post Kris Letang Out Indefinitely After Suffering Stroke appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
CBC News Nov 30, 2022
Penguins defenceman Kris Letang out indefinitely after suffering 2nd stroke

Penguins defenceman Kris Letang out indefinitely after suffering 2nd stroke

Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke. General manager Ron Hextall announced Tuesday that the 35-year-old Letang had the stroke Monday. Letang was a last-minute scratch in a 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina with an undisclosed illness.
Sportsnet.ca Nov 30, 2022
Penguins’ Kris Letang suffers stroke, says he’s ‘optimistic’ he’ll be back soon

Penguins’ Kris Letang suffers stroke, says he’s ‘optimistic’ he’ll be back soon

Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang will be out of the lineup indefinitely after suffering a stroke on Monday, the team announced. It is Letang’s second stroke after he suffered one in 2014.
PensBurgh Nov 30, 2022
Kris Letang to be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a stroke

Kris Letang to be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a stroke

Photo by Justin K. Aller/NHLI via Letang previously had a stroke in 2014. Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be out of the lineup for an indefinite amount of time after suffering a stroke yesterday. Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke on Monday. Letang is not experiencing any lasting effects of the stroke and will continue to undergo a series of tests over the next week. https://t.co/dQeKuhrBH2— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 30, 2022 The Penguins say that Letang isn't experiencing any lasting effects from the stroke and will...
PensBurgh Nov 29, 2022
Penguins/Hurricanes Recap: Guentzel’s late goal gets Pens a point, but Carolina wins in OT

Penguins/Hurricanes Recap: Guentzel’s late goal gets Pens a point, but Carolina wins in OT

Photo by Justin Berl/ The Penguins rally to force overtime, but once there end up losing to the Carolina Hurricanes Pregame An unhappy surprise for the Penguins, who end their streak of not having anyone unavailable at six games by losing Kris Letang for the night due to an undisclosed illness. That shuffles all three defensive pairs as a result. Up front, Kasperi Kapanen is back after a long trip in the dog house for much of November. Let’s do this. pic.twitter.com/l7JjQduRwY— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 29, 2022 Here’s what the banged up...

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