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Canada Kris Letang
a.k.a. "Kristopher Letang"
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
34
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
201 lbs / 91 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
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Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 2
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
3-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 3

Letang is an all-around talent on defense. He has world-class skating ability and terrific puckhandling skills. He's got fantastic hockey sense and oozes creativity from the backend. The right-handed shot can also play a physical game, despite not having a huge frame.

Full name: Kristopher Joseph Pierre Irwin Letang

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Collège Antoine-Girouard Gaulois QMAAA 42 2 10 12 34 |
2003-04 Collège Antoine-Girouard Gaulois “A” QMAAA 39 12 41 53 94 | Playoffs 13 7 9 16 38
Canada Québec U17 WHC-17 6 1 1 2 18 |
2004-05 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 70 13 19 32 79 -16 |
Canada U18 WJC-18 6 2 2 4 20 4 |
2005-06 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 60 25 43 68 156 4 | Playoffs 5 1 5 6 20 -5
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 2 3 2 5 |
2006-07 Val-d'Or Foreurs “C” QMJHL 40 14 38 52 74 19 | Playoffs 19 12 19 31 48 10
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 2 0 2 4 -3 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 2 0
Canada U20 “C” WJC-20 6 0 6 6 12 4 |
2007-08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 63 6 11 17 23 -1 | Playoffs 16 0 2 2 12 5
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 10 1 6 7 4 0 |
2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 74 10 23 33 24 -7 | Playoffs 23 4 9 13 26 1
2009-10 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 3 24 27 51 1 | Playoffs 13 5 2 7 6 -5
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 8 42 50 101 15 | Playoffs 7 0 4 4 10 0
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 51 10 32 42 34 21 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 21 -1
2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 35 5 33 38 8 16 | Playoffs 15 3 13 16 8 2
2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 37 11 11 22 16 -8 | Playoffs 13 2 4 6 14 2
2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 69 11 43 54 79 12 |
2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 16 51 67 66 9 | Playoffs 23 3 12 15 22 6
2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 5 29 34 32 2 |
2017-18 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 79 9 42 51 56 -9 | Playoffs 12 3 8 11 15 0
2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 65 16 40 56 48 13 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -3
2019-20 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 61 15 29 44 38 0 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -2
2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 55 7 38 45 32 19 | Playoffs 6 1 5 6 6 -2
2021-22 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 4 0 4 4 4 -2 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2005-06 QMJHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 1 0 1 0 |
2006-07 QMJHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 0 1 1 2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Tue 19/10 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Dallas Stars
Sat 16/10 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Chicago Blackhawks
Thu 14/10 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Florida Panthers
Tue 12/10 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Tampa Bay Lightning
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 10 1 6 7 0.70 4 0 | 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 2 0
CHL Challenge 2 4 1 1 2 0.50 2 - | 0
NHL 16 867 134 452 586 0.68 616 78 | 12 142 22 64 86 0.61 142 3
QMAAA (QM18AAA) 2 81 14 51 65 0.80 128 - | 1 13 7 9 16 1.23 38 -
QMJHL 3 170 52 100 152 0.89 309 7 | 2 24 13 24 37 1.54 68 5
WHC-17 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 18 - | 0
WJC-18 1 6 2 2 4 0.67 20 4 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 1 8 9 0.75 14 9 | 0
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Puckhandling
18
Passing
18
Acceleration
18
Speed
17

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Yevgeni Malkin (F) 2006-2022 16 Pittsburgh Penguins
Sidney Crosby (F) 2006-2022 16 Pittsburgh Penguins
Marc-André Fleury (G) 2006-2017 11 Pittsburgh Penguins, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Pascal Dupuis (F) 2007-2017 10 Pittsburgh Penguins

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/02/2013
07/02/2013 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
03/30/2010
03/30/2010 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2003, 2 #27 overall by Val-d'Or Foreurs in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Pittsburgh Penguins

Cult/Star player for Saint-Hyacinthe Gaulois

Cult/Star player for Val-d'Or Foreurs

Career transactions
- 2010-03-30 • Signed to a four-year contract extension by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2006-10-02 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins


Memorable dates
- 2013-05-07 • Named finalist for Norris Trophy
- 2006-10-05 • Made NHL debut (vs Philadelphia: 15:01, +1)

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