Penguins' Kris Letang recovering from stroke

Tools
  • Print
  • 0 Comments
By AP

Created:

Updated: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:14:12 EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Recovering from a stroke, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang said his doctors have reassured him that he'll be play hockey again.

When that could happen is unclear.

The 26-year-old Letang spoke to the media before the Penguins faced Montreal on Thursday night, the first time he has spoken to reporters since having the stroke on a West Coast trip before the Olympic break.

Letang said: "I'm targeting it day-by-day. I'm trying to improve every day I come here. I try to exercise the best I can. I see doctors pretty much every week, twice a week to get better. So we'll go from there."

Doctors are treating Letang with blood thinners and he has been doing light exercises without weights.

What's on WGXA

What's On Now

1:00 AM - How I Met Your Mother

What's On Next

1:30 AM - Christ Chapel

Tonight

8:00 PM UFC on FOX

10:00 PM WGXA Weekend News

10:30 PM How I Met Your Mother

What's On Now

12:37 AM - Nightline

What's On Next

1:07 AM - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Tonight

8:00 PM Shark Tank

9:00 PM What Would You Do?

10:00 PM 20/20