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Position
C
 
Jersey
71
Name  Evgeni Malkin
Born  7/31/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  195
Shoots  L
3/28/2015 6:28:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin returned to the ice on Saturday versus the Coyotes and picked up two assists.
Insight: Malkin finished minus-one, but he was second only to Sidney Crosby with five shots on net in the game. Both of Malkin's assists came on the power play. Malkin has averaged more than a point per game, however, he hasn't played enough games to stay in the points race. Malkin has 70 points while Crosby leads the league with 78.
 
3/16/2015 7:07:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will be out for about a week, according to general manager Jim Rutherford.
Insight: It could be as much as two weeks, but nevertheless, Malkin will be sidelined for a few games.
 
3/15/2015 12:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin is not playing on Sunday versus the Red Wings.
Insight: Malkin suffered a lower-body injury on Saturday against the Bruins. Hopefully he returns soon as fantasy owners in the playoffs will really miss him.
 
3/14/2015 5:31:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin left Saturday's game versus the Bruins with an apparent leg injury.
Insight: Malkin took a hit from Chris Kelly in the first period. He left, returned to the game, and then left for good. The Penguins could be without Malkin and Sidney Crosby on Sunday.
 
3/1/2015 8:11:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots on goal. Malkin now has 26 goals, 64 points, and 60 penalty minutes through 57 games this season. Steve Downie, David Perron, and Derrick Pouliot also tallied for Pittsburgh.
 
2/22/2015 8:34:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin broke out of his slump as he scored a pair of goals on Sunday versus the Panthers.
Insight: In his first seven games this month, Malkin had just two points, but he has three goals and two assists in his last three games. Malkin scored in the final minute of the second period, which really turned the tide against the Panthers. Pittsburgh scored three goals in the final period to win, 5-1. Malkin has 24 goals and 34 assists in 55 games this season.
 
2/19/2015 11:18:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Despite the goal, Malkin has just three points in the last eight games and four points in the last 10 games. That's not enough production from the first-round pick.
 
2/4/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in his return to action on Wednesday night.
Insight: Malkin had not played since Jan. 20. He opened up the scoring with his 20th goal of the season, and he now has 52 points through 46 games.
 
2/4/2015 3:40:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will play Wednesday against the New York Rangers.
Insight: Malkin is still a fantasy stud when on skates, having posted 19 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season. Get him back in the lineup immediately.
 
2/1/2015 11:28:00 AM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will not play Sunday despite practicing Saturday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazett.
Insight: Malkin could be ready for the Penguins road trip which begins Wednesday in Edmonton. He's still a fantasy stud when on skates, having posted 19 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season.
 
1/22/2015 2:01:00 PM
Description: Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is unsure if Evgeni Malkin will return immediately after the All-Star break according to Bleacher Report. UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazett reports Malkin will not return immediately after the All-Star break. The team should have a better time frame by Monday.
Insight: This is an update from a note earlier. Malkin missed his first game of the season on Wednesday after suffering an undisclosed injury versus the Flyers on Tuesday. Malkin will not participate in All-Star weekend coming up and could be out longer.
 
1/22/2015 10:43:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will not participate in the All-Star festivities this weekend according to Sportsnet.
Insight: Malkin suffered an undisclosed injury on Tuesday versus the Flyers. As expected, the Penguins are being cautious, and fantasy owners don't mind one bit.
 
1/10/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin continued his dominanting season on Saturday against the Canadiens.
Insight: Malkin scored in regulation and then assisted Sidney Crosby's game-winner in overtime. Malkin has 19 goals and 28 assists in 41 games this season.
 
1/7/2015 10:52:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin recorded two points during Wednesday's loss versus Bsoton.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-one rating. Malking keeps trucking along, and now has 18 goals and 45 points through 40 games.
 
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.
 

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