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Pens Ink Enforcer Letourneau-Leblond With Two Year Deal

Pierre-Luc_Letourneau-Leblond_2013The Pittsburgh Penguins raised some eyebrows on Thursday, signing noted pugilist Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to a two year deal.

Its a two-way deal worth $550,000 at the NHL level, and runs through the 2014-15 campaign.

Letourneau-Leblond, 28, has been with Pittsburghs AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, notching one assist and 42 PIM in 11 games.

As mentioned above, PL3? made his mark in professional hockey with his fists. He fought a staggering 48 times in the AHL from 2010-12 and, while hes only appeared in 40 NHL contests, has still managed to rack up over 100 penalty minutes.

Its worth noting the Pens havent had any issues dropping the gloves this year as a team, theyve already fought 10 times in 16 games with Tanner Glass leading the way with three scraps.

Source: Mike Halford, NBC Sports, Pro Hockey Talk


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