Kris Letang has suffered a stroke and the Penguins have just issued an official statement

Published November 30, 2022 at 1:09 PM

Penguins star defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stroke Monday and is out indefinitely, the team announced Wednesday.

See the Pittsburgh Penguins announcement:

Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke on Monday.

Letang is not experiencing any lasting effects of the stroke and will continue to undergo a series of tests over the next week.

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.

Letang opened up:

Letang: «I am fortunate to know my body well enough to recognize when something isn't right. While it is difficult to navigate this issue publicly, I am hopeful it can raise awareness. It is important for me that my teammates, family, and the fans know that I am okay...

Pray for Kris and hope he gets better!
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