Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin out 6-8 weeks with upper-body injury

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Pittsburgh Penguins F Evgeni Malkin out 6-8 weeks
Saturday March 12th, 2016

Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will miss the next six to eight weeks with an upper-body injury, the team announced on Saturday.

Malkin was injured in the second period of the Penguins’ 3–2 win over the Blue Jackets on Friday after a hit from Dalton Prout to his left side. He had recorded two assists in nine minutes on the ice before leaving.

The 29-year-old is second on the team with 27 goals and 58 points in 57 games.

Pittsburgh visits the Rangers on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET.


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