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Kris Letang
Kris Letang
Defenseman  - PIT
(leh-TANG, KRIHS)
Number: 58
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 201
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 24, 1987  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Drafted: PIT / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (62nd overall)
Letang's 67 points this season are the most by a PIT blueliner since Sergei Gonchar had 67 in 2006-07. PIT won for 3rd time in 12 tries without Letang in G4. Has pts (1G-4A) in 5 of last 6 games. Played game-high 35:22 (career high for regulation game) in Game 2. Had 11 shot attempts and blocked 5 shots. Led PIT d-men with 5 points (1G-4A) in Round 1. ENG in Game 3 was his 16th playoff goal, franchise record for d-men. Pens' Defensive Player of the Year for 2nd-straight year. Tied for NHL lead w/ 3 game-deciding SO goals and 3 SH assists. Finished season with career-high 8-game point & assist streak (2G-10A). Set career highs for points, goals and assists. His .94 pts/game clip ranked 2nd among NHL d-men. Named NHL 3rd Star for Jan. Led NHL d-men w/ 14 PTS (3G-11A). Became 5th d-man in PIT history to eclipse 300-pt mark. Led PIT D-men with 67 points (16G-51A). Played in 500th NHL game Oct. 28 at WSH. NHL Playoffs Career Info: Highs: G: 1 A: 4 P: 4 PPG: 9 SHG: 0

CAREER HIGHS:
Goals: 2 (2 times), 2/6/09 vs. CLB
Assists: 2 (8 times), 3/6/10 vs. DAL
Points: 2 (13 times), 3/6/10 vs. DAL (2A)
SOG: 9 (1 time), 3/28/10 vs. TOR
PIM: 9 (1 time), 1/24/10 at PHI
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