Evgeni Malkin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Malkin’s injured elbow won’t require surgery

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins dodged a bullet this off-season, as the club announced that star center Evgeni Malkin won’t require surgery on his injured elbow. He isn’t expected to miss any time, per the Penguins. Malkin missed two long stints of action this season. He was sidelined for 10 games..." June 23

  • Rutherford shoots down all trade talk involving Malkin

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It’s rumor season in the NHL. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford swatted a big one down Tuesday, when he said there is no truth to the rumor that ran rampant on social media claiming the Chicago Blackhawks were interested in a possible trade for star center Evgeni Malkin. “None. We’re..." June 22

  • Report: Blackhawks are ‘seriously kicking tires on Evgeni Malkin’

    Pro Hockey Talk "A few weeks ago, Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos predicted the Stanley Cup Final would be the last series for Evgeni Malkin in a Pittsburgh Penguins uniform. The prediction got a fair bit of attention at the time, but then everyone’s focus turned to the games. Malkin had a frustrating start against..." June 21

  • Malkin's elbow injury was 'real serious', may need surgery

    The Score "Evgeni Malkin's nagging elbow injury could require surgery. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward told reporters Thursday he has an MRI pending on his elbow, according to Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford then revealed the extent of Malkin's..." June 16

  • Malkin fathers 7-pound, 1-ounce baby boy

    The Hockey Writers "Evgeni Malkin is having quite the eventful week. Aside from currently playing in the Stanley Cup Final, he and fiance Anna Kasterova applied for their marriage license just four days ago. Now, the two of them have become parents after welcoming their newborn son into the world. The above..." June 02

  • Evgeni Malkin says Penguins 'for sure' playing in a Game 7

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Penguins assistant captain Evgeni Malkin channeled his inner Mark Messier and all but guaranteed a victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday at Amalie Arena. The Lightning hold a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. "I believe..." May 23

  • Penguins coach to Crosby, Malkin: ‘Play the right way’

    Pro Hockey Talk "No doubt about it, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have been struggling to score lately. Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan recognizes that, although he also believes that the high-end scorers still make an impact on playoff contests, even when they’re not generating goals and..." May 14

  • Evgeni Malkin confident game is coming back after 'so-so' return

    Yahoo! Sports "The extra day of rest between Games 2 and 3 has served Evgeni Malkin well. Deeming his Game 2 performance as “so-so” after a rewatch of the tape, Malkin said on Tuesday that he feels his game is coming back to 100 percent following his return to the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup after missing a..." April 19

  • Sullivan could put Crosby and Malkin on same line, but won't commit

    NHL.com "Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan held a conference call with the media. Here is a transcript of that conversation. On balancing desire with reinserting Evgeni Malkin into the lineup and the desire for continuity: That’s going to be one of the challenges moving forward. We did a little more..." April 17

  • Malkin's return creates Pens lineup conundrum

    TSN "Mike Sullivan chuckled. His Penguins have lost just twice in the 16 games since Evgeni Malkin went down on March 11th. It’s actually one loss if you’re counting games in which Sullivan iced a full lineup. Yet, there is a narrative floating around this town that the Penguins are somehow..." April 16

  • Malkin and Fleury practice, hope to play in Game 2

    CBS Sports "After their 5-2 win over the New York Rangers in Game 1, the Pittsburgh Penguins could be getting closer to full strength for Game 2. After both participated in practice, Evgeni Malkin and Marc-Andre Fleury sounded more optimistic about their chances of playing Saturday. Malkin was a full..." April 15

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    Wes Crosby @OtherNHLCrosby

    Malkin said he thinks he'll be ready to play sometime during this series, but doesn't know when. #Pens

  • Evgeni Malkin out 6-8 weeks due to upper-body injury

    ESPN "Malkin left Friday night's victory in Columbus following a collision with Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout in the second period of Pittsburgh's 3-2 victory. Coach Mike Sullivan said earlier Saturday that Malkin returned to Pittsburgh after the game while the team headed to New York." March 13

  • Evgeni Malkin leaves game, ‘will be evaluated tomorrow’

    Sportsnet "Evgeni Malkin was forced to leave Pittsburgh’s game in Columbus Friday night with an apparent injury. Early in the second period, Malkin was forechecking hard in the Blue Jackets’ zone and attacked the puck behind the net. As you can see in the video above, Malkin runs up against the boards as..." March 12

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    Sports Insights @SportsInsights

    #NHL #Penguins - Evgeni Malkin, Arm - is out Sunday (3/13) at New York Rangers

  • Penguins' Malkin: 'I'm ready to show my best'

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin looks to be in the clear. The 29-year-old skated with the team at practice Friday and expressed excitement for his expected return to the lineup Saturday against the Winnipeg Jets. "Everything is good," Malkin said. "Today was a hard skate, but I'm..." February 26

  • Penguins' Malkin practices but remains out of lineup

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "His potential linemates were excited. The players who might lose their lineup spot when he returns were on high alert. His captain sounded a cautionary tone. A slew of storylines were set into motion when Evgeni Malkin practiced with his Penguins teammates Tuesday morning for the first..." February 24

  • Penguins' Evgeni Malkin to miss at least two more games

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Penguins All-Star center Evgeni Malkin will miss at least two more games because of a lower-body injury, coach Mike Sullivan said Friday. Malkin has already missed seven games since suffering the injury on Feb. 2, and he will not play against Tampa Bay on Saturday or Buffalo on..." February 20

  • Malkin, Bonino showing signs of progress

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A phone conversation with Penguins head athletic trainer Chris Stewart left coach Mike Sullivan hopeful the team will arrive back in Pittsburgh and find center Evgeni Malkin close to ready for competition. “He had a good day today,” Sullivan said of Malkin, who did not travel to Carolina or..." February 15

  • Penguins' Sullivan: Malkin will be held our for rest of week

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan announced Monday that forward Evgeni Malkin will be out "for this week" and work with the team's training and medical staff. "Right now, Geno is in the process of rehabbing," said Sullivan, who added that Malkin's lower-body injury is not long term,..." February 09

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Coach Sullivan on Malkin: "He's day-to-day. He's not going to play tonight."

  • Evgeni Malkin (injured) out at least next 2 games

    PensBurgh "Bad news for the Pittsburgh Penguins on the injury front. Evgeni Malkn won't be playing in the weekend's games in Florida (which makes a tough trip even tougher) with a lower-body injury. The Pens start a busy stretch, after this weekend they play Mon-Wed-Fri next week, including a huge matchup..." February 04

  • As much as anyone, All-Star Malkin's steady game has helped Penguins stay afloat

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "When Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scans the ice here at the NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, he'll see plenty of players with traits worth admiring. Patrick Kane's nasty wrist shot. Jamie Benn's overwhelming power-forward game. Erik Karlsson's offensive artistry. There is one attribute of a..." January 31

  • Friedman on Malkin, Crosby Trade Considerations

    Today's Slapshot "On if it’s time that the Pittsburgh Penguins makes more of a drastic move: “I think that’ll all get sorted out kind of in the summer. “I think there’s a couple of things there. No. 1 – the team is for sale. Are they a less valuable franchise to sell without a Crosby or a Malkin there? And..." December 29