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Letang scores 2 goals in Penguins' shootout win

Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - The Penguins' Harry Zolnierczyk tries to deflect the puck next to the Blackhawks' Mike Kostka in the first period Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>The Penguins' Harry Zolnierczyk tries to deflect the puck next to the Blackhawks' Mike Kostka in the first period Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins center Sidney Crosby puts the puck through the legs of the Blackhawks' Sheldon Brookbank in the first period Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins center Sidney Crosby puts the puck through the legs of the Blackhawks' Sheldon Brookbank in the first period Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff makes a third-period save on the Blackhawks' Jeremy Morin on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff makes a third-period save on the Blackhawks' Jeremy Morin on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins defenseman Kris Letang reacts after scoring the second of his two third-period goals against the Blackhawks on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins defenseman Kris Letang reacts after scoring the second of his two third-period goals against the Blackhawks on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff makes a shootout save on the Blackhawks' Brandon Pirri on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff makes a shootout save on the Blackhawks' Brandon Pirri on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins defenseman Kris Letang beats Blackhawks goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin for a third-period goal on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins defenseman Kris Letang beats Blackhawks goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin for a third-period goal on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff makes a second-period save in front of the Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff makes a second-period save in front of the Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo clears the puck during a second-period penalty kill against the Blackhawks on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Penguins defenseman Robert Bortuzzo clears the puck during a second-period penalty kill against the Blackhawks on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review - Blackhawks foward Bryan Bickell beats Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff for a second-period goal Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Consol Energy Center.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review</em></div>Blackhawks foward Bryan Bickell beats Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff for a second-period goal Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Consol Energy Center.

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Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, 9:54 p.m.
 

Defenseman Kris Letang scored twice in the Penguins' 3-2 shootout win against the Chicago Blackhawks in an NHL exhibition game at Consol Energy Center on Monday.

Letang's late power-play goal capped a comeback from a 2-0 deficit.

The two MVPs of the Blackhawks 2010 and 2013 title teams — center Jonathan Toews and winger Patrick Kane — did not play.

Winger Bryan Bickell scored twice on Penguins goalie Jeff Zatkoff, who made 30 saves.

Zatkoff was perfect on two shootout attempts.

– Rob Rossi

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