Ron Hextall: We see a future with Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager, Ron Hextall, gave his end-of-season press conference yesterday, one week after the Penguins were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs at the hands of the New York Islanders. Included in his presser was an answer to a question regarding the long-term statuses of Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin, both of whom have contracts that expire at the end of the 2021-22 season: Hextall’s words on the matter are the first public indications that contract extensions for …