Evgeni Malkin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Malkin fine with Crosby-Ovechkin hype: I like to be quiet, just not on ice

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin sometimes seems forgotten when facing the Washington Capitals. That's fine by him. He knows the spotlight will fall on Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. "I like to be quiet," Malkin said. "I just try not to be quiet..." April 27

  • Malkin returns to practice ahead of game one against Columbus

    WPIX.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins title defense got underway Tuesday afternoon at the UPMC Lemieux Center in Cranberry with the return of Evgeni Malkin looking spry and eager for his game 1 tomorrow night. Malkin was paired with Bryan Rust and Phil Kessel during practice as it appears the big Russian..." April 11

  • Malkin "very close" to returning

    TSN "Superstar Evgeni Malki says he is "very close" to returning to action and could even see some game time before the playoffs kick off next week. "I feel very close. We still have after this game two games left. I hope I play. If I feel like I can play the last game or the last two, I will. It's..." April 06

  • Sullivan 'optimistic' Malkin will be ready for playoffs

    CBS Sports "Malkin (upper body) is aiming to return for the start of the postseason. Coach Mike Sullivan was "optimistic" that Malkin will be cleared in time for their opening-round matchup, although this news effectively rules the center out for the Pens' last three games of the year. " April 05

  • Malkin making progress, but won’t travel with team to Buffalo

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins’ lengthy injured list still isn’t getting any shorter, but coach Mike Sullivan said on Monday that injured players Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and Olli Maatta are all making progress in their recovery from their various injuries. None of them, however, are ready to..." March 20

  • Penguins' Malkin out vs. Panthers

    TSN "Evgeni Malkin will miss a second consecutive game with an upper-body injury as the Pens host the Florida Panthers Sunday afternoon. The 30-year-old has 33 goals and 39 assists over 62 games with Pittsburgh in 2016-17. " March 19

  • No hearing scheduled for Malkin after Wheeler hit

    Pro Hockey Talk "Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin isn’t scheduled to face a disciplinary hearing for his hit on Winnipeg captain Blake Wheeler on Thursday night, an NHL spokesman confirmed. The incident occurred midway through the third period of Pittsburgh’s 4-3 OT win. Malkin was given an interference minor on the..." February 17

  • Mixed Penguins injury news: good for Malkin, bad for Rust

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins are bruised and battered at the forward position, but Monday brought some good news … but not all good news. Let’s get the negative stuff out of the way first: it sounds like Bryan Rust‘s upper-body injury might be worse than expected. Head coach Mike Sullivan was a..." February 14

  • Winger Bryan Rust won't play tonight against Coyotes, but Evgeni Malkin likely will return to lineup

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins won’t have winger Bryan Rust when they face Arizona tonight at Gila River Arena, but there’s a good chance Evgeni Malkin will be back in the lineup. Rust was injured in a 4-1 victory Thursday in Denver against the Colorado Avalanche and, while coach Mike Sullivan didn’t offer many..." February 11

  • Evgeni Malkin was left off the NHL 100, and that doesn't sit well with his teammates

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "When Phil Kessel talks, it’s wise to listen. “He should be there, obviously,” Kessel said after practice Monday at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, speaking of center Evgeni Malkin’s inexplicable omission from the NHL 100 list. “I’m pretty sure he’s one of the top 100 players of all time. It is..." January 31

  • Evgeni Malkin out until after All-Star break

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Evgeni Malkin will miss Thursday’s game at Boston and the NHL All-Star Game this weekend with a lower-body injury he sustained Tuesday in a 3-0 loss to the Blues, coach Mike Sullivan announced Wednesday after practice. Malkin absorbed a hit in the corner from St. Louis defenseman Joel..." January 25

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