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Thewill receive a big boost Monday against the Calgary Flames.
Head coach Mike Sullivan announced defensemanwill return to the lineup after missing the last eight games with a lower-body injury, according to .
Letang will be a welcome addition as the Pens continue to play without captain, who underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury and was given a six-week recovery timeline on Nov. 14. Pittsburgh is also without forward and right-handed D-man .
Rookie defensemanhas been one of the team's unsung heroes this season, logging nearly 22 minutes per game and tallying six points during Letang's absence.
Injuries have plagued Letang throughout his career, but he's been one of the league's most productive blue-liners when healthy. The 32-year-old has 12 points in 15 games this season.
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- Kris Letang will be a game -time decision for the Pittsburgh Penguins when they play the Calgary Flames The Penguins (12-7-4) are 4-1-3 without Letang , who returned to the top defense pair with Brian He plays in all the key situations for us. When he's in our lineup , we're a better hockey team." www.nhl.com
Crosby returned from a 40- game absence caused by concussion symptoms, and Letang rejoined the lineup after missing That gave the Penguins their most complete lineup in months, and Pittsburgh responded with a thorough 5-2 victory over the East-leading New York Rangers on Thursday night. www.youtube.com
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- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang returned to the game Saturday against the Minnesota Wild after leaving early in the third period with an apparent head Letang returned to the game with 8 :37 remaining. He was in the lineup Saturday after missing six games with an upper-body injury.
After failing to clinch a playoff spot on Tuesday night against the Detroit Red Wings, the Pittsburgh Penguins will get another chance at it on Thursday Kris Letang , the team’s top defensemen, has also been sidelined and remains out of the lineup after briefly returning for three games in mid-March.