Letang of Pens Recouping From Stroke 2/7/14
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be out for six-plus weeks after having a stroke. The team's general manager says Letang suffered the stroke last week. GM Ray Shero says Letang will be treated with blood thinners, adding the stroke is not expected to threaten his career.
Letang's last game was Jan. 27 against Buffalo. He has 10 goals, matching a career high, and 18 assists in 34 games this season for the Eastern Conference-leading Penguins.