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Pittsburgh’s Pascal Dupuis pulls his own tooth out on the bench

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By Michael Blinn

It’s often said that hockey players are some of the toughest athletes in the world. Whether it’s playing on a broken leg, taking a puck to the face, or being on the receiving end of a bone-crushing hit, there’s plenty of evidence to back up that statement.

Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis gave everyone another anecdote in a 3-2 win over the Bruins in Pittsburgh on Wednesday after being on the receiving end of teammate Kris Letang’s high stick to the mouth. While one would think he’d be off to the trainer’s room to get checked out and maybe have some quick work done, Dupuis decided to just get everything over with and pulled his own tooth, right there on the Pittsburgh bench.

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  • Published On Oct 30, 2013
  • It’s (finally) official: Penguins and Kris Letang agree to new deal. Dupuis, too

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    Kris Letang will get comfortable in Pittsburgh after signing an eight-year deal on Tuesday. [Michael Tureski/Icon SMI]

    Kris Letang will get comfortable in Pittsburgh after signing an eight-year deal on Tuesday. [Michael Tureski/Icon SMI]

    By Allan Muir

    UPDATE: Ray Shero is a wizard. The Pascal Dupuis deal is reportedly worth $15 million, for an AAV of $3.75 million.

    Time to put the trade rumors to rest. Kris Letang is staying in Pittsburgh.

    The Norris finalist and the Penguins finally, offically agreed today to an eight-year, $58 million contract extension. The deal begins with the 2014-15 season and runs through 2021-22, with an average annual value of $7.25 million. That ranks him third among NHL blueliners, trailing only Shea Weber ($7.86 million) and Ryan Suter ($7.54 million).

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  • Published On Jul 02, 2013


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