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Kris Letang exits vs. Stars with injury

Updated: March 1, 2012, 12:26 AM ET
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DALLAS -- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang left Wednesday night's 4-3 shootout win over the Dallas Stars in the first period with an upper-body injury and did not return.

Letang was down on the ice for several minutes midway through the period after he was hit in the head area on a hard check along the end boards by Dallas' Eric Nystrom.

Letang, Pittsburgh's top-scoring defenseman with 31 points, skated shakily to the locker room while Nystrom went to the penalty box to ...

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