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Position
C
 
Jersey
71
Name  Evgeni Malkin
Born  7/31/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  195
Shoots  L
12/23/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin had two assists on Tuesday versus the Lightning.
Insight: Malkin was plus-two and again, one of the best skaters on the ice. He was tied with Sidney Crosby for the team lead with five shots on goal, but Crosby did not register a point. Malkin has 16 goals and 25 assists in 34 games this season.
 
12/22/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the game-tying goal with a little over three minutes remaining in regulation.
Insight: Malkin now has 16 goals and 23 assists this season. Malkin, however, was not able to score in the shootout, and Pittsburgh lost to Florida, 4-3.
 
12/2/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the lone goal of Tuesday's game as Pittsburgh won, 1-0.
Insight: It was an even-strength goal. Blake Comeau and Jason Megna assisted the score. Malkin has 12 goals and 18 assists in 24 games this season.
 
11/24/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored two goals, including the overtime winner on Monday.
Insight: He now has 10 goals on the season, and continues to be a major force for fantasy owners.
 
11/22/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Islanders.
Insight: It was his eighth goal of the season, but Malkin was also -1 on the night. He now has 23 points through 19 games.
 
11/15/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Rangers.
Insight: Malkin played his best game of the season Saturday. He was flying all over the ice. He had an assist on Blake Comeau's goal to start the scoring and tied the game in the second period. Pittsburgh won in a shootout, 3-2.
 
10/25/2014 10:26:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored his third goal of the season.
Insight: He helped Pittsburgh win 3-0, and now has three goals and nine points thus far. Malkin is showing no ill-effects of missing the preseason.
 
10/18/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin looks completely healthy to start the 2014-2015 season.
Insight: Fantasy owners are relieved to hear Malkin was all over the ice on Saturday against the Islanders. He scored the team's first goal with a wrist shot on the 5-on-3 power play. With still a man advantage, Malkin set up the next goal with a slap shot that Patric Hornqvist tipped into the net. Malkin also looked great defensively, which fantasy owners might not care much about, but is an excellent sign in terms of his health.
 
10/12/2014 12:45:00 AM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin posted a goal and two assists Saturday night.
Insight: Nothing unusual there except that he didn't play all preseason so his fast start is good news.
 
10/9/2014 7:53:00 PM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin is in the lineup on Thursday against the Ducks.
Insight: There were rumors that Malkin would miss the season opener since he missed all of training camp and preseason with a disclosed injury. Malkin is playing, had an assist and posted a plus-one rating in the first period as the Penguins took an early 3-1 lead.
 
10/7/2014 12:59:00 PM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin finally got in a practice, Tuesday, his first of the season.
Insight: Malkin is unlikely to play in the season opener, but with superstar athletes you never know. He has not played a full season since the team won the Stanley Cup in 2008-2009.
 
10/1/2014 11:33:00 AM
Description: The only concern surrounding Evgeni Malkin for fantasy owner's is his health.
Insight: Malkin has not played a full season since the team won the Stanley Cup in 2008-2009. His talent speaks for itself, however, and the there is just too much skill to not take Malkin at least in the first five picks.
 
9/29/2014 5:47:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is likely to miss the final two preseason games according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Insight: It's not necessarily a bad thing, but it cannot be good either. Malkin will now go into the regular season without playing a single exhibition game, and one has to wonder about whether he will be ready to go on opening day.
 
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.