Found October 13, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will be a game-time decision for Thursday's contest against the rival Washington Capitals. Malkin has missed the team's last two games with a lower-body injury. He suffered the injury during Saturday's 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames. "I feel good, but I can’t say now,” Malkin said. “It’s a game-time decision. If I feel better tonight, then I will. But if not, I can’t play. "Yeah, I had a couple days off and my knee feels better. I had a good warmup today and we’ll see tonight.” The 2009 Conn Smythe Trophy winner has been working his way back from surgery which repaired a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. Malkin had the surgery on Feb. 10 and finished his season with 15 goals, 22 assists and 18 penalty minutes in 43 games. Malkin, 25, has collected a goal and an assist in two games this season for the Penguins.

Malkin, Orpik both out for Penguins home opener

Evgeni Malkin will miss his second straight game this season with an undisclosed lower body injury.  Defenseman Brooks Orpik who has yet to play this year still recovering from surgery he had over the summer.  Malkin did skate with the team this morning but Orpik did not.  Here’s what Coach Bylsma had to say about the two: “Brooks Orpik, while he is improving, thinks it...

Penguins F Malkin out again with knee soreness

The Pittsburgh Penguins will once again have to do without Evgeni Malkin for Saturday night's game against the visiting Buffalo Sabres.Malkin will miss his third game of the season with soreness in his surgically repaired knee. He played through the pain in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals in a game which honored those who died in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane...

Malkin Will Miss Penguins Home Opener

 It's official:  Don't expect to see Evgeni Malkin in the home opener lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports the center probably won't dress for Tuesday's contest versus the Florida Panthers.Malkin was hurt during Saturday's win over the Calgary Flames. The Penguins claim this injury is unrelated to February's surgical...

Players and Wives Show "Love for Lokomotiv"

Evgeni Malkin played like a man possessed on Thursday, coming out flying from the drop of the puck and sustaining that pace for the game’s entirety. He certainly had a lot to play for, as the Penguins’ tilt with the Capitals at CONS...

Penguins Notebook: Sore Malkin misses second game in row

The Penguins, a team considered to be deep at center, are hurting at that position. For the team's home opener Tuesday night against Florida, Evgeni Malkin missed his second game in a row because of unspecified "soreness," according to coach Dan Bylsma, while Sidney Crosby (concussion) and Dustin Jeffrey (knee) remained out.

Malkin is game-time decision against Capitals

Evgeni Malkin will be a game-time decision for tonight's game against the Washington Capitals.

Penguins fall to rival Capitals, 3-2 in overtime

The Penguins got center Evgeni Malkin back but fell, 3-2, in overtime against the Washington Capitals tonight at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins beat the Florida Panthers, 4-2

Playing without injured star centers Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, the Penguins beat the Florida Panthers, 4-2, Tuesday night at Consol Energy Center in their 2011-12 home opener.

Pens Ready For Opening Night Despite Key Pieces Missing

By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP) It’s almost become second nature for the Penguins at this point. No Crosby, no Malkin; no security in victory. And since it’s become second nature for this club, we’ll include an Orpik injury as well. Heck of a way to pump up your home opener, no? Regardless, It may not be the home opener that those hunting for ratings would be enthralled for...

Capitals-Penguins Preview

With three of the game's brightest stars, a captivating seven-game playoff series, a date in the Winter Classic and even its own HBO reality series, the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins has become one of the NHL's best. Without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, it also became rather one-sided. Pittsburgh still won't have Crosby but is hopeful...

Without their stars, Pens dump Panthers in opener

Playing without former NHL scoring-champions centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, the Penguins won their third of four games to open the season.

Malkin, Ovechkin team up for Russian cause

There was a time when the Penguins' Evgeni Malkin and Washington's Alex Ovechkin were bitter rivals on and off the ice. These Russian hockey stars reconciled at the 2009 NHL All-Star Game, and Thursday night they found a common, heartfelt cause.

Florida Panthers’ slide against Penguins continues, 4-2

The Panthers failed to get their first 2-0 start since 2005, losing to the Penguins, who were without stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

Puck Headlines: Malkin, Colaiacovo out; Canucks tough enough?

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • What better way to (continue to) celebrate the Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup championship and/or welcome guests into your home than with this Jack Edwards quote cross stitch pattern? Sigh … if only they...
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