B Y S A M K A S A N
Kris Letang, dressed in workout gear and sporting
a backward hat and facial hair, walked out of the
Penguins locker room in Scotiabank Arena, turned
his head and immediately smiled.
Letang’s smile was met in kind by a greying and
dignified Paul Coffey, standing tall 10-feet away in a
smooth, button-down shirt.
The two embraced, a connecting of two
generations of elite Penguins defensemen. The
former star and the current star. The teacher and the
student. The legend and the protégé.
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