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Evgeni Malkin | Center

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/31/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
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Evgeni Malkin (undisclosed) isn't expected to rejoin the Penguins after the All-Star break.
"He won't return immediately after the break," GM Jim Rutherford said. "Hopefully, we'll have a better time frame come Monday." He won't play in the All-Star Game because of an undisclosed ailment, which kept him on the sidelines for Wednesday's shootout loss to Chicago. Jan 22 - 2:46 PM

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Evgeni Malkin will not take part in the All-Star game festivities as he is nursing an undisclosed injury.

Malkin was apparently hurt in the Penguins' game on Tuesday night against the Flyers and was a game-time decision Wednesday against the Blackhawks. It comes as no surprise that the Penguins would want to be cautious with their superstar center. He has 19 goals and 51 points in 45 games this season. Teammate Kris Letang is also out for an undisclosed amount of time
Jan 21 - 11:37 PM

Evgeni Malkin (undisclosed injury) will not be able to play Wednesday night against the Blackhawks.

Malkin is a late scratch for the Penguins as he won't be able to dress due to an ailment he sustained during the third period of Tuesday's game. Andrew Ebbertt will dress in his place.
Jan 21 - 8:02 PM

Evgeni Malkin (undisclosed) is projected to play on Wednesday.

Malkin's availability was brought in to question after he sustained an ailment during the third period of Tuesday's contest. He has 19 goals and 51 points in 45 games this season.
Jan 21 - 7:13 PM

Evgeni Malkin might miss Wednesday's contest due to an undisclosed injury.

Malkin was hurt late in the third period of Tuesday's game. If he doesn't play Wednesday, it will be interesting to see if he still participates in the All-Star Game or rests the ailment instead. He has 19 goals and 51 points in 45 contests this season. The Penguins had a very optional skate Wednesday morning, which both means that his absence wasn't suspicious and there was no indication of what the lines might look like. Brandon Sutter and Steve Downie might get more ice time if Malkin is absent, but Malkin's recent linemates, Beau Bennett and Nick Spaling, have less fantasy appeal without him.
Jan 21 - 5:03 PM

Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby are the Penguins representatives for the All-Star game.

You can't go wrong with Malkin and Crosby. Malkin has 19 goals and 47 points in 41 games which is third best in the NHL while Crosby is three points in arrears of Malkin while playing three less games. Malkin has been a big surprise this season, not in his point totals but the fact that he has yet to miss a game.
Jan 11 - 10:42 AM

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist in Pittsburgh's 3-2 overtime loss to Boston.

Malkin recorded the primary assist on Beau Bennett's first period goal, and he tied the game at two early in the third period. The 28-year-old is having another fine season for the Penguins. Malkin has 18 goals and 27 assists in 40 games this season. He is currently on pace to surpass the 90-point mark for the fourth time in his career.
Jan 7 - 10:53 PM

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in a 4-3 shootout loss on Monday.

Malkin has recorded at least a point in seven of his last eight contests. That brings him up to 16 goals and 39 points in 33 contests in 2014-15.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 09:27:00 AM

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in a 4-3 overtime defeat Monday night.

Malkin has heated up lately with four goals in his last four games. He now has 15 markers and 33 points in 27 contests in 2014-15.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 11:15:00 AM

Evgeni Malkin paid big dividends for his fantasy owners on Tuesday as part of Pittsburgh's 1-0 shutout win over the Devils.

Malkin not only scored the lone goal of the contest early in the third period, but he also racked up a healthy 16 penalty minutes for good measure. Jayson Megna and Blake Comeau picked up helpers on the solitary goal.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 10:37:00 PM

Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists in Pittsburgh's 4-3 overtime win against Toronto.

Malkin is on a three-game goal streak and six-contest point streak. He has 11 goals and 17 assists in 21 contests in 2014-15.
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 09:50:00 AM

Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the game 32 seconds into overtime to give the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins Monday night.

Malkin finished off a 2-on-1 with teammate Sidney Crosby for the overtime goal. The goal was Malkin's 10th of the season. Crosby, the Pens' captain, was given assists on both of Malkin's goals to give him 20 for the season. He also scored a goal himself, his ninth of the season. The Penguins have won eight of their past 10 games against the Bruins.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 10:07:00 PM

Evgeni Malkin lit the lamp for the Penguins in their 4-1 loss to the Islanders on Saturday night.

Malkin scored his eighth of the season with 4:11 left in the first period for the game’s first goal. The 28-year-old is in the midst of a four-game points streak, with his 23 ranking eighth in the league. He remains on of the top offensive talents. Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling got the helpers. Steve Downie (17) and Zach Sill (10) led the way in the penalty-minute department.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 10:06:00 PM

Evgeni Malkin assisted twice on Friday night, though the Penguins still lost 5-4 in the shootout.

Malkin's two assists were quite nifty, bowling his way into the zone and commanding space along the right hash mark before dishing to Patric Hornqvist in the slot, which lead to Pittsburgh's third and fourth goals.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 10:34:00 PM

Evgeni Malkin scored and assisted to lead the Penguins to a 3-2 shootout win over the Rangers on Saturday night.

Malkin was an absolute force in this game, flying all over the ice. He also had four shots on goal and a penalty, after drilling Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi with a (clean) hit. Malkin has seven goals and 19 points this year, good for 10th in the league. Blake Comeau had the other goal. Nick Spaling and Patric Hornqvist recorded the helpers.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 11:00:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
5Mark Arcobello
6Zach Sill
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3David Perron
4Nick Spaling
5Blake Comeau
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss