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Kris Letang

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs. (91 kg)

Born: April 24, 1987 in Montreal, Quebec
Draft: Pittsburgh, 3rd round (62nd overall), 2005 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Val d'Or Foreurs




NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2006-07 19 PIT NHL 7 2 0 2 -3 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 25.0 81 11:33
2007-08 20 PIT NHL 63 6 11 17 -1 23 5 1 0 3 3 8 0 68 8.8 157 1144 18:10 0 0 79 75 16 39
2008-09 21 PIT NHL 74 10 23 33 -7 24 5 4 1 3 16 7 0 138 7.2 276 1565 21:09 0 1 0.0 111 127 23 54
2009-10 22 PIT NHL 73 3 24 27 1 51 3 0 0 0 19 5 0 174 1.7 372 1574 21:34 0 0 116 95 28 48
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 82 8 42 50 15 101 4 4 0 2 21 20 1 236 3.4 464 1971 24:02 1 0 100.0 167 109 39 52 AS-6,Hart-20,Norris-6
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 51 10 32 42 21 34 5 4 1 3 20 11 1 142 7.0 264 1267 24:50 0 0 83 86 28 34 AS-9,Norris-9
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 35 5 33 38 16 8 4 1 0 1 21 12 0 95 5.3 184 897 25:38 0 0 45 59 12 34 AS-2,AS-3,Byng-6,Norris-3
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 37 11 11 22 -8 16 5 6 0 1 5 6 0 108 10.2 190 897 24:14 0 0 43 51 9 39
2014-15 27 PIT NHL 69 11 43 54 12 79 8 2 1 1 21 22 0 197 5.6 382 1759 25:29 0 1 0.0 131 117 39 60 AS-8,Norris-8
Career NHL 491 66 219 285 46 340 39 24 3 14 126 91 2 1166 5.7 2297 11154 22:43 1 2 33.3 775 719 194 360

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 63 922.2 744 870 46.1 1.4 576 676 46.0 -1.0 7.7 93.7 101.4 51.6 48.4
2008-09 21 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 74 1192.0 1123 1095 50.6 3.1 843 786 51.7 3.0 10.1 89.3 99.3 52.4 47.6
2009-10 22 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 1225.0 1395 1108 55.7 5.0 1078 841 56.2 3.5 8.4 90.2 98.6 55.8 44.2
2010-11 23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 1403.1 1501 1204 55.5 3.7 1100 920 54.5 2.2 8.7 91.6 100.2 54.9 45.1
2011-12 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 51 952.4 1041 844 55.2 2.7 775 630 55.2 1.3 11.4 90.9 102.3 51.9 48.1
2012-13 25 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 35 645.4 679 566 54.5 8.5 510 411 55.4 8.0 11.6 91.7 103.3 48.7 51.3
2013-14 26 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 37 672.9 615 631 49.4 -1.9 474 466 50.4 -2.4 7.5 89.9 97.4 53.7 46.3
2014-15 27 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 69 1269.1 1396 1095 56.0 4.5 1032 801 56.3 4.6 8.6 92.1 100.7 56.1 43.9
Career NHL 69 8282.1 8494 7413 53.4 3.5 6388 5531 53.6 2.6 9.2 91.2 100.3 53.6 46.4

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2006-07 19 PIT NHL 7 1 0.29 0.00 0.29 0.15 0.57 1.14 2 0 2 1 5 4 4 0 -3 0.3 -0.1 0.2
2007-08 20 PIT NHL 63 6 0.10 0.17 0.27 0.10 0.37 1.08 7 12 19 7 53 21 40 7 -1 1.2 2.2 3.4
2008-09 21 PIT NHL 74 12 0.14 0.31 0.45 0.16 0.32 1.86 11 23 34 12 87 25 81 12 -7 2.6 2.2 4.8
2009-10 22 PIT NHL 73 8 0.04 0.33 0.37 0.11 0.70 2.38 3 25 28 8 75 11 71 8 1 1.4 3.1 4.5
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 82 16 0.10 0.51 0.61 0.19 1.23 2.88 9 45 54 17 113 36 80 18 15 4.1 5.7 9.8 AS-6,Hart-20,Norris-6
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 51 14 0.20 0.63 0.82 0.27 0.67 2.78 11 35 46 16 101 32 50 2 21 4.4 3.8 8.1 AS-9,Norris-9
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 35 11 0.14 0.94 1.09 0.33 0.23 2.71 10 62 72 22 72 28 37 9 16 3.7 2.6 6.3 AS-2,AS-3,Byng-6,Norris-3
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 37 9 0.30 0.30 0.59 0.24 0.43 2.92 12 12 24 10 46 19 41 5 -8 2.6 1.5 4.0
2014-15 27 PIT NHL 69 17 0.16 0.62 0.78 0.25 1.14 2.86 12 47 59 19 106 38 74 19 12 5.1 5.0 10.1 AS-8,Norris-8
Career NHL 491 94 0.13 0.45 0.58 0.19 0.69 2.37 77 261 338 113 658 214 478 80 46 25.3 25.9 51.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2007-08 20 PIT NHL 16 0 2 2 5 12 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 29 274 17:07 0 0 25 18 4 6
2008-09 21 PIT NHL SC 23 4 9 13 1 26 2 2 0 1 54 7.4 95 444 19:18 0 0 30 27 10 21
2009-10 22 PIT NHL 13 5 2 7 -5 6 1 4 0 1 23 21.7 67 302 23:15 0 0 19 20 3 15
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 7 0 4 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 28 0.0 59 186 26:33 0 0 19 8 2 11
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 6 1 4 5 -1 21 0 1 0 0 15 6.7 42 138 23:01 0 0 11 8 0 3
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 15 3 13 16 2 8 1 2 0 1 49 6.1 91 414 27:38 0 0 28 26 12 18
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 13 2 4 6 2 14 2 0 0 1 29 6.9 62 314 24:10 0 0 19 22 3 15
Career NHL 1 93 15 38 53 4 97 6 9 0 4 212 7.1 445 2073 22:17 0 0 151 129 34 89

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2009-05-06 PIT PIT 3-2 WSH 1 11:23

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 16 242.3 225 224 50.1 -0.5 174 173 50.1 -3.5 10.7 94.1 104.8 52.6 47.4
2008-09 21 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 23 317.7 322 308 51.1 4.0 263 219 54.6 3.3 8.5 90.9 99.4 49.7 50.3
2009-10 22 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 229.8 259 175 59.7 1.3 193 131 59.6 3.4 6.6 86.6 93.2 58.6 41.4
2010-11 23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 124.0 168 90 65.1 7.3 116 68 63.0 7.0 6.3 88.9 95.1 54.9 45.1
2011-12 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 93.8 109 76 58.9 8.2 82 51 61.7 9.8 10.7 83.8 94.5 57.1 42.9
2012-13 25 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 301.7 316 289 52.2 6.3 239 214 52.8 3.8 10.7 89.5 100.2 50.8 49.2
2013-14 26 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 242.8 290 207 58.4 0.8 206 152 57.5 -0.3 5.9 94.8 100.7 57.8 42.2
Career NHL 16 1552.1 1689 1369 55.2 3.2 1273 1008 55.8 2.3 8.4 90.7 99.1 54.0 46.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2002-03 15 College Antoine-Girouard QAAA 42 2 10 12 34
2003-04 16 College Antoine-Girouard QAAA 39 12 41 53 94
2004-05 17 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 70 13 19 32 -16 79 7 5 1 3 188 6.9
2004-05 17 Canada WJ18-A 6 2 2 4 4 20 1 1 0 1
2005-06 18 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 60 25 43 68 5 156 11 13 1 2 289 8.7
2005-06 18 Canada WJC-A 6 1 2 3 5 2 0 1 0 0
2006-07 19 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 40 14 38 52 19 74 7 5 2 4 171 8.2
2006-07 19 Canada WJC-A 6 0 6 6 4 12 0 0 0 0
2007-08 20 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 10 1 6 7 0 4 1 0 0 0 18 5.6
Career 1 Season AHL 10 1 6 7 0 4 1 0 0 0 18 5.6
Career 2 Seasons QAAA 81 14 51 65 128
Career 3 Seasons QMJHL 170 52 100 152 8 309 25 23 4 9 648 8.0
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 2 2 4 4 20 1 1 0 1
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 12 1 8 9 9 14 0 1 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 16 College Antoine-Girouard QAAA 13 7 9 16 38
2005-06 18 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 5 1 5 6 -5 20 1 0 0 0 38 2.6
2006-07 19 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 19 12 19 31 10 48 7 3 2 3 78 15.4
2006-07 19 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Career 1 Season AHL 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Career 1 Season QAAA 13 7 9 16 38
Career 2 Seasons QMJHL 24 13 24 37 5 68 8 3 2 3 116 11.2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Kris Letang 10.1 9.8 8.1 6.3 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.4 0.2
Michal Rozsival 89.3 8.3 8.1 5.4 4.4 2.8 0.9
Boris Mironov 88.7 8.6 8.5 5.2 4.2 3.1 0.8
Ching Johnson 88.4 8.0 4.8 4.6 3.8 2.1 0.4
Brian Engblom 88.0 8.9 8.4 5.4 4.7 4.5 1.4
Charlie Huddy 86.7 9.1 7.5 6.2 5.1 2.9 1.0
Jimmy Thomson 86.2 8.8 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.7 0.3
Mike O'Connell 85.6 9.8 7.5 6.4 6.4 3.9 0.5
Dan Boyle 85.5 10.2 8.5 4.3 2.9 1.5 0.4
Oleg Tverdovsky 84.5 9.2 8.5 6.0 4.9 3.8 1.7
Mathieu Schneider 83.7 9.2 7.0 6.2 5.9 3.8 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Kris Letang 10.1 9.8 8.1 6.3 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.4 0.2
Dustin Byfuglien 84.9 9.6 8.8 8.3 7.6 6.2 6.1 4.7 2.9 0.8 0.4
Tom Preissing 82.1 8.1 8.1 4.3 4.3 1.1 -0.4
Keith Yandle 81.4 9.9 9.0 8.1 6.8 6.6 5.6 4.6 1.6 0.3
Joe Simpson 79.0 5.7 4.3 4.0 3.9 2.4 0.3
Mark Giordano 78.0 9.8 9.0 8.0 6.4 5.9 3.2 3.1 2.6 0.4
Ian White 77.9 8.0 7.5 4.9 4.8 4.2 3.1 1.7 1.1
Tom Gilbert 77.5 6.9 6.4 4.9 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.0 2.0 1.1
Alex Goligoski 77.4 10.2 7.4 6.5 5.7 5.2 4.4 3.6 0.4
Andrej Meszaros 76.4 8.2 7.5 5.7 4.6 4.3 3.6 3.0 2.7 2.5 -0.3
Braydon Coburn 75.5 7.9 5.5 4.7 4.1 3.8 3.3 2.2 2.1 0.7 0.0

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