Originally written on PenguinPoop  |  Last updated 11/20/14

DETROIT - JUNE 12: General manager Ray Shero of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 2-1 to win Game Seven and the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
If you haven’t heard Malkin has been ruled out of tonight’s game against the Islanders.  As well he should be.  That is of course if the media has correctly speculated he has a shoulder injury or a head injury.  Both of those injuries take more than just a few weeks to heal correctly and both of those injuries are injuries that could affect Malkin’s play in the playoffs.  If Malkin has either of those injuries, then I am speculating that Malkin himself may be trying to rush back into the lineup.  He most likely doesn’t want to have injuries be a discussion while he’s negotiating his big contract in the off season. Put yourself in Penguins General Manager Ray Shero’s shoes.  You’ve been itching to upgrade the roster for a few weeks but your team keeps on winning.  You know full well that you never (...)Read the rest of Malkin Injury is Perfect Reason for Penguins to Look for Rentals © Phil Krundle for Pittsburgh Penguins - PenguinPoop Blog, 2013. | No comments |
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