Penguins

Exclusive: Letang done for the season

[caption id="attachment_13547" align="aligncenter" width="600"]465169896 Kris Letang had 11 goals, 43 assists and a plus-12 rating through 69 games. -- GETTY[/caption]

BY DEJAN KOVACEVIC

Kris Letang will not play again for the Penguins this season, "even if we make a deep run in the playoffs," general manager Jim Rutherford told DKonPittsburghSports.com after tonight's game at Consol Energy Center.

Letang has been out of the lineup since a March 28 check from the Coyotes' Shane Doan sent him hard into the end boards and gave him a concussion. Letang, who was having a Norris Trophy-caliber season with 11 goals and 43 assists, has had a history of concussions.

No other word was available regarding Letang's prognosis.

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