Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang became an SKA player. He signed a contract with the club during the SKA vs. Lokomotiv game. Kris Letang was born on the 24th of April 1987 in Montreal. He was selected 62nd overall by the Penguins in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Internationally, he has competed for Canada at the under-18 and under-20 levels, winning back-to-back gold medals at the World Junior Championships in 2006 and 2007.
In his second full NHL season, Letang won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh.