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Kris Letang Kristopher Letang
#58 - D
 
Height: 6'-0"
Weight: 201lbs
Shoots: Right
Salary: $3,500,000
Date of Birth: April 24, 1987
Place of Birth: Montreal, Que., Canada
Drafted: Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2005 (3/62)

 

  1. Career Statistics
  2. Transactions
  3. Honours and Awards
  4. Performance Highs
Movements & Injuries
2013
13-Feb-13 Missed 3 games (lower body injury).
10-Feb-13 Lower body injury, injured reserve.
07-Feb-13 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
04-Jan-13 Signed with the SKA St. Petersburg (KHL).
2012
01-Apr-12 Missed 3 games (lower body injury).
27-Mar-12 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
15-Mar-12 Missed 5 games (concussion).
03-Mar-12 Concussion, day-to-day.
19-Jan-12 Missed 21 games (concussion).
2011
05-Dec-11 Concussion, injured reserve
29-Nov-11 Broken nose, day-to-day.
22-Oct-11 Missed 2 games (suspended by nhl).
18-Oct-11 Suspended by the NHL for two games.
2010
30-Mar-10 Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a four-year contract extension.
2009
28-Nov-09 Missed 9 games (bruised right shoulder).
10-Nov-09 Bruised right shoulder, late November.
25-Apr-09 Missed 1 playoff game (undisclosed).
23-Apr-09 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
18-Jan-09 Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
16-Jan-09 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
01-Jan-09 Missed 4 games (lower body injury).
2008
23-Dec-08 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2007
13-Nov-07 Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
01-Nov-07 Assigned to Scranton (AHL).
10-May-07 Re-assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006
30-Oct-06 Assigned to Val d'Or (QMJHL).
02-Oct-06 Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a three-year entry-level contract.
2005
18-Sep-05 Returned to his junior team (Val d'Or-QMJHL).
 
Transactions
30-Jul-05 Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round (62nd overall) in 2005.
Honours and Awards
League Honor Year
NHL Stanley Cup 2008-09 (Pittsburgh)
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2011-12
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2007-08
QMJHL All-Rookie Team 2004-05
Career Statistics
  Regular Season | Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts +/- PiM PP SH GW S | GP G A Pts PiM
2003-04 Antoine-Girouard Mid 39 12 42 54 74 - - - - - | - - - - -
  Val-d'Or QMJHL 40 14 38 52 74 19 - - - - | 19 12 19 31 48
2004-05 Val d'Or QMJHL 70 13 19 32 79 -16 - - - - | - - - - -
2005-06 Val d'Or QMJHL 60 25 43 68 156 4 - - - - | 5 1 5 6 20
2006-07 Pittsburgh NHL 7 2 0 2 -3 4 2 0 0 8 | - - - - -
  W-B/Scranton AHL - - - - - - - - - - | 1 0 1 2 -
2007-08 Pittsburgh NHL 63 6 11 17 -1 23 1 0 3 68 | - - - - -
  W-B/Scranton AHL 10 1 6 7 4 0 - - - - | - - - - -
2008-09 Pittsburgh NHL 74 10 23 33 -7 24 4 1 3 138 | 23 4 9 13 26
2009-10 Pittsburgh NHL 73 3 24 27 1 51 0 0 0 174 | 13 5 2 7 6
2010-11 Pittsburgh NHL 82 8 42 50 15 101 4 0 2 236 | 7 0 4 4 10
2011-12 Pittsburgh NHL 51 10 32 42 21 34 4 1 3 142 | 6 1 4 5 21
2012-13 Pittsburgh NHL 10 3 6 9 2 0 0 0 0 28 | - - - - -
Totals NHL 360 42 138 180 30 239 15 2 11 794 | 65 10 21 31 75
  AHL 10 1 6 7 4 0 - - - - | 1 0 1 1 2
  QMJHL 170 52 100 152 309 7 - - - - | 24 13 24 37 68
  Mid 39 12 42 54 74 - - - - - | - - - - -
Career Highs (SEASON) TOTAL SEASON
Games 82 2010-11 (Pit)
Goals 10 2 times-last: 2011-12 (Pit)
Assists 42 2010-11 (Pit)
Points 50 2010-11 (Pit)
Penalty Minutes 101 2010-11 (Pit)
Plus/Minus +21 2011-12 (Pit)
Power Play Goals 4 3 times-last: 2011-12 (Pit)
Shorthanded Goals 1 2 times-last: 2011-12 (Pit)
Shots 236 2010-11 (Pit)