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PensBurgh Apr 10, 2015

Report: Kris Letang out for season

According to Pens GM Jim Rutherford, don't expect to see Kris Letang at any point this season Tonight Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford told journalist Dejan Kovacevic that defenseman Kris Letang won't be playing again this season, no matter how long THE Pens may go in the playoffs. From Dejan ($) Kris Letang will not play again for the Penguins this season, "even if we make a deep run in the playoffs," general manager Jim Rutherford told DKonPittsburghSports.com after tonight’s game at Consol Energy Center. Letang has been out of the lineup since a March 28 check from the Coyotes’...
PensBurgh Apr 2, 2015

Fixing the Penguins salary cap situation

The Pittsburgh Penguins are in salary cap hell right now. This summer they really need to fix it, and here's how. Gretz's latest piece hit the nail on the head about the Penguins recent salary cap struggles: When it comes to the Penguins' cap all of the focus immediately goes to how much they are paying their top players lke Crosby, Malkin and Kris Letang. But those guys are not the issue. They are getting more than their money's worth out of all of them them, and you could probably make the argument that they might actually be underpaid for the production they are getting out of them. The...
PensBurgh Apr 2, 2015

Pens Points: Break glass in case of emergency, Pens to get defenseman

Pittsburgh Penguins news and notes for 4/2/2015. Daniel Winnik is willing to play defenseman if needed. [Post-Gazette] However, that probably shouldn't be necessary. The Pens played with 17 skaters so they can make an emergency recall (for a player with a salary of $650k or less). The Wilkes-Barre Penguins scratched one of their top defensemen, Taylor Chorney last night. [Penguins Insider] Christian Ehrhoff skated before practice yesterday morning and Kris Letang showed up at the rink too. Letang though, hasn't exercised since his concussion on Saturday [Tribune Review] Where have you gone,...
Arizona Republic Mar 29, 2015
NHL will not suspend Doan for Kris Letang hit

NHL will not suspend Doan for Kris Letang hit

Coyotes' captain Shane Doan won't face supplemetnal discipline for his hit on Penguins' Kris Letang.         
Arizona Republic Mar 28, 2015
Coyotes' Doan answers for hit on Letang

Coyotes' Doan answers for hit on Letang

Coyotes captain Shane Doan had to fight the Penguins' Steve Downie following a hit on defenseman Kris Letang.         
PensBurgh Mar 28, 2015

Kris Letang to stay night in hospital after hit from Shane Doan

The Penguins Kris Letang has been taken to the hospital where he will remain overnight for observation following a scary hit into the boards by Shane Doan. Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be staying the night in the hospital for observation following a head-first fall into the boards. Letang was down for almost 5 minutes real time as trainer Chris Stewart and Penguins Dharmesh Vyas attended to him. As you can tell he clearly skated off very gingerly with assistance needed. Letang has had a number of concussions in the past and also a stroke in 2014. It remains to be...
PensBurgh Mar 28, 2015

Pens/Coyotes Recap: Pens score 3 in third to pull out a win

The Pittsburgh Penguins score 3 goals in the third period against the Arizona Coyotes to win the game. Sidney Crosby had 3 points, Kris Letang left with a scary injury. Game recap, here For the second time in as many Saturdays, the Pittsburgh Penguins faced the 29th place Arizona Coyotes, but still managed to fall behind 1-0. Luckily, for the second time, the Pens were able to claw out of their hole and pull out a win. All of that was overshadowed though by an apparent head injury to Kris Letang. Letang was bumped/pushed by Arizona captain Shane Doan after playing the puck. It wasn't the...
PensBurgh Mar 20, 2015

Pens Points: Dumped in Dallas

The Penguins lose again The game against the Dallas Stars was more frustration for the Pittsburgh Penguins: The PG's cap [Post-Gazette] And the Trib [Tribune Review] Audio from after the game [PG] The collapse is on. [Pensblog] But Dallas is pretty happy about it [Defending Big D] In happier (?) news, Kris Letang is the deserving team nominee for the Masterton Trophy, given for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. [PG] Could be worse, look at how the Flyers are treating Steve Mason. [Broad Street Hockey] Mike Milbury suggests sending Joe Thornton to the AHL,...

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