Kris Letang will captain Metropolitan Division at NHL All-Star Game.

Kris Letang will captain Metropolitan Division at NHL All-Star Game.

PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 14: Kris Letang #58 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the New York Rangers at PPG PAINTS Arena on January 14, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images)

It’s been a great year for Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang, and it’s about to get better with the announcement that he will captain the Metropolitan Division at the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.

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Letang was selected to the All-Star team along with goalie Tristan Jarry. Jake Guentzel was also selected but will not play due to an injury.

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All-Star weekend is taking place Jan. 24-25 in St. Louis. The skills competition will take place Friday night and be broadcast on NBCSN. You can watch the All-Star game itself Saturday at 8 p.m. on WPXI.

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