Kris Letang is selected for the 2020 All-Star Game!
Kris Letang will represent the Penguins and Metropolitan division at the 2020 All-Star Game in St. Louis! This will be Kris’ sixth career all-star game, surpassing Hall of Famer Paul Coffey for most appearances by a Pittsburgh defenseman,
Last year, Kris recorded five points in two 3-on-3 tournament games at the All-Star Game in San Jose, giving him six goals and eight points in five career All-Star appearances.
Jarry and Letang Selected to Play in the 2020 NHL All-Star Game
Letang started his strong season with at least one point in the opening six games (2G-6A-8PTS), a career-long streak to start a season. With 26 points (10G-16A) in 34 games this year, Letang ranks fourth among Metropolitan Division defensemen.
The Penguins defenseman hit the 10-goal plateau for the seventh season of his career, the most double-digit goal campaigns by a defenseman in Penguins history.
Some milestones Letang has reached this season include becoming the first Penguins defenseman to notch 500 career points, tying Coffey for the most power-play goals (40) by a defenseman in Penguins history and climbing into fifth place on the Penguins all-time games played list (781).