Sources: Kris Letang close to deal

Updated: June 30, 2013, 2:46 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- The Pittsburgh Penguins and star defenseman Kris Letang were close to agreeing on an eight-year, $58 million contract extension Sunday just before the NHL entry draft, sources told ESPN.com.

Letang's agent, Kent Hughes, and Penguins general manager Ray Shero still had to convene at the Prudential Center, where the draft is being hosted, to iron out the final details, sources said.

"The deal is not done yet; we are still working on it," a Penguins source told ...

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