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Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan confirmed that defenseman Kristopher Letang will be out of the lineup tonight to face the Columbus Blue Jackets, as he is dealing with a lower-body injury. His status will be re-evaluated on a daily basis. 

Letang, 30, has registered 25 points in 37 games played so far this season.

The Penguins are currently seventh in the Metropolitan division with a record of 18-16-3.