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Kris Letang Leaves Game With Upper-Body Injury

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has left Wednesday night’s game against the Dallas Stars with an upper-body injury, according to the team’s official Twitter account.

According to Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Letang took a hit to the head from Stars forward Eric Nystrom.

Letang suffered a concussion in late November and just returned to action in January. The 24-year-old defenseman has only played in 39 games this season, scoring 9 goals and 22 assists.