Kris Letang suffers stroke
Kris Letang suffered a stroke and will be out of the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup indefinitely. This is Letangs second stroke.

Kris Letang has suffered his second stroke and is out indefinitely. Letang is not experiencing any lasting effects of the stroke and will continue to undergo a series of tests over the next week.

The Pittsburgh Penguins organization tweeted out, there will not be any further updates to his condition until all testing is completed and a medical plan is in place. His condition is not believed to be career threatening.

Kris Letang reported symptoms to the training staff on Monday and was immediately taken to the hospital for testing. The test results were shocking to hear, but we are grateful that Kris is doing well.

Ron Hextall, Pittsburgh Penguins GM

Letang, 35 has 12 points (1g 11a) in 21 games this season.

Letang was drafted 62nd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2005 NHL entry draft. Currently over a career that spans 17 seasons, Letang has a total 662 points in 962 games played, and 90 playoffs points in 149 games played. 

Want to watch Kris Letang on TV when he recovers from his stroke? View the Penguins game on TV today.

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