Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist will be game-time decisions when the Penguins host the Arizona Coyotes Saturday at 1 p.m.
Just when the Penguins were the healthiest they’ve been in quite a long time, two more players were injured this weekend.
A day after absorbing a hit from Boston’s Chris Kelly and ultimately being unable to finish the contest – a 2-0 loss – Evgeni Malkin will miss more time.
Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin for most of the game Saturday.
Patric Hornqvist scored twice in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins also got goals from Evgeni Malkin and Blake Comeau in a 5-2 victory over the league-leading Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins held on to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Wednesday night, averting a sweep of the season series.
According to a tweet from the Penguins, this couple have named their newborn child Malkin Crosby Long.
Two games, nine goals – including a couple by the snakebit power play – and another steady performance by Marc-Andre Fleury provided a reminder: when focused and fed-up, the Penguins remain as potent as ever.
Marc-Andre Fleury had 22 saves for his seventh shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston addressed the media following the teams first practice since the All-Star break and had news on several injured players.
Following an undisclosed injury he suffered against the Philadelphia Flyers, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has backed out of the upcoming All-Star game.
Having initially been snubbed from the All-Star game, Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has been announced as a replacement after Pekka Rinne of the Predators and Jimmy Howard of the Red Wings had to skip the game due to injuries.
Penguins Forward Nick Spaling joined Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi and 93-7 The FAN co-host of The Starkey and Mueller Show, Chris Mueller for “Backchecking With The Pens,” a show that will air on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN every Monday night.
Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have been added to the roster for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game.
Therrien says he still knows what Crosby is capable of doing on the ice and that makes him the biggest threat.