PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was voted by fans as one of the “Last Men In” to the 2019 NHL All-Star Game.
The league made the announcement Friday afternoon.
Letang joins teammate Sidney Crosby on the Metropolitan Division team. Letang will be playing in his fifth All-Star Game, adding to selections in 2011, 2012, 2016 and 2018.
“See you at the All Star game. Thanks to all the fans that voted for me 👏”
Along with Letang, Buffalo Sabres winger Jeff Skinner, Colorado Avalanche left winger Gabriel Landeskog and Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl are headed to San Jose for All-Star Weekend on January 25th and 26th.
Over the last week, more than 11.5 million votes were cast by fans including a single-day record 2 million votes on Thursday January 10th.