Where are they now?

June 23rd, 2015 6:30 pm

First Posted: 10/21/2013

Player: Mark Letestu

Played with WBS Penguins: 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10

Where is he now? Playing with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the NHL

Letestu was an undrafted free agent when he joined the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for three games at the end of the 2006-07 season. He spent the next two seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and saw his first NHL action with Pittsburgh during his third year in 2009-10.

That same season, Letestu posted 21 goals and 55 points in 63 games with the AHL Penguins. In 2010-11,he made Pittsburgh’s roster to open the season and has been in the NHL ever since. Pittsburgh traded Letestu early in the 2011-12 season.

Last year, he matched his career high with 27 points in 46 games to finish as the Blue Jackets second-leading scorer.