Report: Kristopher Letang close to reaching an important milestone

Will he reach it tonight?

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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kristopher Letang is only two assists away from tying Rick Kehoe for eight all-time on the Penguins career assists list! Before tonight's game against the New York Islanders, Letang had 322 assists in 642 regular season games played with Pittsburgh.

Drafted 62nd by the Penguins, Letang has 89 goals and 322 assists for 411 total points in 642 games played with Pittsburgh. He added 68 points in 116 playoff games. So far this season, the Montreal, Quebec native had 25 points and 32 penalty minutes in 39 games played.

The Penguins are currently seventh in the Metropolitan division with a record of 20-19-3.