Justin Almeida

Justin Almeida

Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/165 lbs
Born: North Vancouver, Canada
Draft: 2018 5th round (129th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • The Canadian Press

    Guentzel, Kapanen fuel rally as Penguins slip by Vegas 4-3

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have no idea how long they'll have to play without Kris Letang. They may have landed on a formula on how to get by without their star defenseman while he recovers from a stroke during a 4-3 comeback victory over Vegas on Thursday night. Shoot the puck. All the time. From anywhere on the ice. Jake Guentzel and Kasperi Kapanen scored less than two minutes apart in the third period as the Penguins rallied past the Pacific Division-leading Golden Knights to

  • The Canadian Press

    Penguins plot a way forward as Letang recovers from stroke

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang returned to the ice on Thursday, just three days after suffering the second stroke of his career. The “twirl” the longtime Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman took at the club's practice facility was approved by team doctors, a spin designed to help Letang's mental health and nothing else. While the 35-year-old remains upbeat, it remains far too early to put a timeline on when his familiar No. 58 will return to the lineup. Though Pittsburgh general manager Ron Hextall in

  • USA TODAY Sports

    Penguins defenseman Kris Letang out indefinitely after stroke, second of career

    The Penguins said Kris Letang, 35, does not have any lasting effects of the stroke and will have more tests throughout the next week.