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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang and his wife, Catherine, are expanding their family.

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The couple announced on Wednesday night that they are expecting a baby girl next year.

Letang posted a photo of his family on Instagram with the caption: “After a hard and long road we finally have a chance to make our family bigger. I feel really fortunate to have a wife with that much courage and determination. We can’t wait to meet our little girl!! #patienceisavirtue””

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Catherine, who stars on the Canadian reality show “Hockey Wives,” posted this photo to her Instagram account:

The Penguins are also offering their congratulations.

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The couple married in July of 2015, and are parents to a young son named Alex.