Facing tough California competition in a back-to-back set already stood as a challenge for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Doing so without Kris Letang just makes it more daunting.
The Pens didn’t look so good sans Letang against the Los Angeles Kings, and now they’re going on little rest against the Anaheim Ducks without their key defenseman.
No word on how bad the issue is … or what exactly that issue might be.
Here’s a little olive branch for Penguins fans who need a little lift: