Kris Letang

Kris Letang

G
15
A
29
Pts
44
+/-
0
PPP
15
SOG
177
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/201 lbs
Born: Montreal, Canada
Draft: 2005 3rd round (62nd pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • Not just Price is right: Canadiens have Penguins on brink
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

    Not just Price is right: Canadiens have Penguins on brink

    It seemed like any hope the Montreal Canadiens had of beating the Pittsburgh Penguins rested on the shoulders of goaltender Carey Price. Price has shouldered a big load in net, but he's not the only reason the high-powered Penguins are on the brink of elimination, down 2-1 in the best-of-five qualifying round series. Montreal has held star Russian center Evgeni Malkin to one secondary assist in three games and can knock out Pittsburgh with one more victory in Game 4 Friday (4 p.m.

  • Johnson-Schultz pairing problem is the start of bigger problems for the Penguins
    PensBurgh

    Johnson-Schultz pairing problem is the start of bigger problems for the Penguins

    When your third pairing is on the ice for an offensive zone face-off and 5 seconds later, the puck is already heading the other way and you have to go into defensive mode, that’s a problem. Last night, during Game 3 of the Penguins and Canadiens qualifying round series, the problems with the Schultz-Johnson pairing were on blast for the world to see. Failing to keep the puck in on the aforementioned offensive zone face-off was the first problem.

  • In the face of a little peril, Claude Julien's adjustments changed Game 3
    Eyes On The Prize

    In the face of a little peril, Claude Julien's adjustments changed Game 3

    Claude Julien had hinted at changes after an offensively lacklustre performance from the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2, so onlookers may have been somewhat disappointed when the only lineup alteration at puck-drop was the insertion of Jake Evans for Jordan Weal. Julien’s patience seemed to pay off when Shea Weber opened the scoring, but by the first intermission, the head coach was tasked with coaxing a moribund team back to life.