Evgeni Malkin News Archive
Malkin assisted on a pair of power-play goals Saturday in his return after missing Pittsburgh's last six games.
Malkin (lower body) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Coyotes, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Coach Mike Johnston said Malkin (lower body) took full contact during Friday's practice and labeled him as a game-time decision for Saturday's game against Phoenix.
Malkin (lower body) felt strong after participating in Friday's practice and believes there's a "great chance" he'll be able to play Saturday against the Coyotes.
Malkin (lower body) won't travel with the team to Raleigh for Thursday's game against the Hurricanes, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Malkin (lower body) is not slated to play Tuesday against the Blues.
Penguins coach Mike Johnston said Sunday that Malkin (lower body) is about 50-50 or a bit worse to return for Tuesday's game against the Blues, NHL.com reports.
Malkin (lower body) was present for practice Sunday.
Malkin (lower body) is progressing and skating on his own, according to coach Mike Johnston, ROOT Sports in Pittsburgh reports.
Malkin (lower body) will not join the Penguins for the rest of their three-game road trip ending Saturday in Arizona.