Posted March 03, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Pittsburgh Penguins managed to add to their win streak over the Tampa Bay Lightning last month despite playing their first game without Evgeni Malkin. Malkin has resumed practicing, but it's unknown if he'll return from a concussion for Monday night's rematch with the slumping Lightning. Malkin has missed four straight games since colliding with the boards in a 3-1 win over Florida on Feb. 22. The Penguins beat Tampa Bay 5-3 two days later but lost the next two before Saturday's wild 7-6 overtime victory in Montreal. Brandon Sutter ended that game 52 seconds into the extra session and was one of three Pittsburgh players with two goals. Matt Cooke and Chris Kunitz were the others while Kris Letang had a career-high four assists and Sidney Crosby totaled three points. Malkin got a little closer to helping the Penguins again Sunday by going through a full-contact practice. The league's reigning MVP hasn't suffered from any headaches since his collision and experienced only shor...
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