Exclusive: Letang Sick For Days, Torn Up Over Losing

Kris Letang had a few things to say Friday after practice at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. The Pittsburgh Penguins top defenseman broke a little news and broke down the team’s six-game skid in a one-on-one interview with PHN.

First, the news: Letang missed Monday’s practice and Tuesday’s home game against the Boston Bruins because of an illness. That was first the public heard about him not feeling well, but that was not the extent of it.

“Slowly been getting there,” Letang said of recovering. “It’s been 10 days.”

After a travel day Sunday and the two days off back in Pittsburgh, Letang played Wednesday in Buffalo, and while it sounds as if he still wasn’t – and isn’t – 100 percent, he said playing that game “was OK.”

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