Kris Letang Player Info

Kris Letang

#58

Position

Defence

Shoots

Right

Salary

$5,825,000 Exp. 2024 (UFA)

Height

6'0"

Weight

201 lbs

Cap Hit

$5,825,000

Age

34

Birthplace

Montreal, QC,
Canada

Clause

No Trade

Years Pro

17

Drafted

2005:R3 - 1st

Status Report

ROTOWIRE / Thu, Apr 8

News

Henrique scored a goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.

Impact

Henrique opened the scoring on a pass from Danton Heinen in the first period. The 31-year-old Henrique shares the Ducks' goal-scoring lead with Maxime Comtois -- both forwards have 11 this year. Henrique has added six helpers, 67 shots on net, 35 hits and a minus-9 rating through 36 games. The center has just two goals in his last eight appearances.

Kris Letang Player Statistics

DATE OPP RESULT G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG TOI
13/02 at W 2-4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:26:12
11/02 at W 0-2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:23:38
09/02 at W 2-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00:26:36
02/02 at L 3-4 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0 00:26:12
30/01 at L 3-4 0 2 2 -3 0 0 1 0 0 0 00:23:08
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG SEASON
78 10 58 68 19 49 2 20 0 0 1 2021-2022
55 7 38 45 15 32 1 14 0 1 1 2020-2021
61 15 29 44 0 38 6 9 0 0 177 2019-2020
65 16 40 56 13 58 2 17 1 1 0 2018-2019
79 9 42 51 -9 56 4 16 0 1 0 2017-2018
41 5 29 34 2 32 2 12 0 1 0 2016-2017
71 16 51 67 9 66 5 22 0 3 0 2015-2016
69 11 43 54 17 83 2 22 1 0 0 2014-2015
37 11 11 22 -12 16 6 6 0 0 0 2013-2014
35 5 32 37 16 8 1 11 0 0 0 2012-2013
51 10 32 42 20 44 4 10 1 1 0 2011-2012
82 8 43 51 15 101 4 21 0 1 0 2010-2011
73 3 24 27 1 61 0 5 0 0 0 2009-2010
74 10 23 33 -5 24 4 7 1 0 0 2008-2009
60 6 12 18 -3 27 1 9 0 0 0 2007-2008
TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA SOG PLAYOFF
6 1 5 6 -2 6 0 2 0 0 0 2020-2021
12 3 8 11 0 15 0 3 0 0 0 2018
23 3 12 15 6 22 0 5 0 1 0 2016
13 2 4 6 1 14 0 1 0 1 0 2014
15 3 12 15 3 8 2 7 0 0 0 2013
6 1 4 5 -3 21 1 1 0 0 0 2012
7 0 4 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 2011
13 5 2 7 -6 6 4 1 0 0 0 2010
23 4 9 13 -1 26 2 4 0 0 0 2009
16 0 2 2 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 2008

Kris Letang Statistical Graphs

Kris Letang Player Bio


Kris Letang

ON-ICE VALUE
First-Pairing Defenseman

STRENGTHS
Vision: Letang has been a sterling puck-moving defenseman for a long time. He sees the ice well, recognizing both his safe outlets and opportunities for stretch passes. In the offensive zone, he dishes the puck quickly and accurately. He’s also quite effective at slap-passing to teammates in the slot for deflections.

Skating: There are faster blueliners in the NHL, but not many possess his blend of pace and agility. He’s quick, elusive and confident above all else, single-handedly breaking the puck out or wheeling around the offensive zone as though he’s strolling through a park.

Shot: He’s accurate and smart with his bids. He understands how to buy time in order to open up lanes, and he does very well to take some steam off his shot to ensure that it gets through and is tippable. If he gets a clean look from the high slot, though, he can still rip it by goaltenders.

WEAKNESSES
Defense: He’s never been consistent on the defensive end. He’s a stingy rearguard at times and displays more grit than you might expect, but he sleepwalks through too many shifts to be considered a complete defenseman. Letang struggles with discipline as well, taking bad penalties when he’s frustrated or unwilling to keep up defensively.

Decision-making: Especially on the power play, Letang makes questionable choices. He tries to fit pucks into lanes that aren’t there or takes low-quality, unscreened shots. Sometimes, he simply takes too long to make a decision altogether.

Awards

Stanley Cup

Season Team
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins
2008-2009 Pittsburgh Penguins

Prince of Wales Trophy

Season Team
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins
2008-2009 Pittsburgh Penguins
2007-2008 Pittsburgh Penguins

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