Pittsburgh Penguins

Position
C
 
Jersey
71
Name  Evgeni Malkin
Born  7/31/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  195
Shoots  L
9/18/2014 1:32:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has a minor undisclosed injury according to Penguins.nhl.com
Insight: Malkin, along with Sidney Crosby, will miss the start of training camp with minor injuries. Neither one is supposed to be serious. The Penguins will be holding them out as a precaution.
 
5/7/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin netted his fifth goal of the playoffs Wednesday in a win over New York.
Insight: He also added an assist. The Penguins can close out the Rangers Friday night in Game 5. Malkin has five points this series (two goals, three assists in four games).
 
4/28/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin led his team to a series win against Columbus with his second-career playoff hat trick in Game 6 Monday night.
Insight: Malkin missed the last few weeks of the regular season due to a fractured foot and didn't have a goal in the first five games of the series. Pittsburgh will play the winner of the Rangers-Flyers series (New York leads 3-2) in the second round.
 
4/15/2014 8:28:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (hairline fracture in his foot) practiced Tuesday for the first time since his injury, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Malkin hasn't played in a game since March 23rd and is questionable for Game 1 of the playoffs against the Blue Jackets. The superstar center totaled 72 points (23 goals) in 60 games this season.
 
4/14/2014 8:05:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (hairline fracture in his foot) is questionable for Game 1 of the postseason against Columbus, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Malkin hasn't played in a game since March 23rd. The superstar center totaled 72 points (23 goals) in 60 games this season.
 
4/12/2014 2:09:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (hairline fracture in his foot) was skating with his conditioning coach on Friday before practice.
Insight: Malkin hasn't played in a game since March 23rd, but could be ready for the start of the playoffs. The superstar center totaled 72 points (23 goals) in 60 games this season.
 
4/6/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is still dealing with a hairline fracture in his foot and might miss the start of the postseason. SOURCE: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Insight: This means it's safe to drop Malkin from most fantasy leagues. He hasn't played in a game since March 23rd.
 
3/25/2014 5:43:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin will miss 2-to-3 weeks with a foot injury, according to NHL.com.
Insight: Malkin's regular season is likely over. The 27-year-old has 23 goals, 49 assists, 62 PIM and 191 SOG in 60 games and is impossible to replace. His absence will also lessen the fantasy value of linemate James Neal.
 
Hot3/22/2014 7:38:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin went off for four points Saturday against the Lightning and now has 72 points this season.
Insight: Malkin scored two goals Saturday after potting two Thursday, bringing him to 23 this season. He's done all that in just 59 games.
 
3/20/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin netted two goals in Thursday's loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: Somehow he managed a -1 rating for the game. Malkin's goals Thursday were his first since March 7th versus Anaheim. That ends a five-game scoring drought for the 27-year-old.
 
1/5/2014 7:56:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin provided three points Sunday in a win over Winnipeg.
Insight: It was Malkin's first game back after missing three weeks with a leg injury. Even after missing all that time, Malkin (two goals, one assist on Sunday) still ranks ninth in the league in scoring with 44 points in 33 contests.
 
12/27/2013 1:27:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin (leg) will miss Friday's game, according to Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Insight: Malkin skated Friday morning but didn't take part in line rushes. He'll miss his sixth straight game due to a left leg injury.
 
12/24/2013 12:39:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin (leg) did not play Saturday and is questionable for Friday's game against Carolina.
Insight: Malkin suffered a left leg injury when he lost his footing and slammed into the boards on Dec 14 and has missed five games. Malkin has nine goals and 41 points in only 32 games, so any time without him is a huge loss for the team and fantasy owners.
 
12/21/2013 12:01:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin (leg) will not play Saturday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Malkin suffered a left leg injury when he lost his footing and slammed into the boards last Saturday and this will be his third game on the sidelines. Malkin has nine goals and 41 points in only 32 games, so this is a huge loss for the team and fantasy owners.
 
12/18/2013 8:46:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin (leg) did not play Wednesday and won't play Thursday either, according to Katie Strang of espn.com.
Insight: Malkin suffered a left leg injury when he lost his footing and slammed into the boards on Saturday.
 
12/16/2013 7:44:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin isn't playing Monday against Toronto. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: He's day-to-day with a leg injury. Consider the former MVP questionable for Wednesday's tilt against the Rangers.
 
Hot12/16/2013 2:04:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is doubtful for Monday's game against Toronto due to a lower body injury.
Insight: Malkin lost his footing and went sliding into the boards skate-first in Saturday's game and had to be helped off the ice. A Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report says it doesn't appear to be serious, but don't expect him to play Monday.
 
Hot12/14/2013 9:40:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin had to be helped off the ice after slamming into the boards Saturday night at Detroit.
Insight: Malkin lost his footing and went sliding into the boards skate-first. He did not put any weight on his left leg as he was coming off the ice. According to Nick Cotsonika of yahoo.com, Malkin was walking normally in the dressing room.
 
Hot12/9/2013 10:45:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (lower body) scored a goal in his return to the lineup Monday against Columbus.
Insight: Malkin missed the last two games with a lower-body injury. He leads the NHL with 30 assists and has added eight goals, 90 SOG and 30 PIM in 30 games this season.
 
12/9/2013 6:21:00 PM
Description: According to Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (lower body) indicated he will play Monday.
Insight: Malkin missed the last two games with a lower-body injury but took part in Monday's morning skate. He leads the NHL with 30 assists and has added seven goals, 87 SOG and 30 PIM in 29 games this season.
 

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