WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Penguins recalled 13 players from their AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday, but that was hardly the news of the day.READ MORE: 'Best Small Cities In America': 2 Western Pa. Communities Ranked In The Top 25
Evgeni Malkin, who missed the 3-2 Penguins win in Game 1 of their second-round series vs. the Washington Capitals on Thursday, practiced Saturday at Capital One Arena.READ MORE: Kidsburgh: Martial Arts Teaches Skills That Last A Lifetime
Malkin practiced with the fourth line, and head coach Mike Sullivan said he “looked good” and is a “game time decision” for Game 2 in Washington on Sunday.
The “Black Aces” who were recalled from the AHL include seven forwards, four defensemen and two goaltenders.MORE NEWS: 2 Pittsburgh Public Schools Will Act As Pilots For COVID-19 Testing Program
Joining the Penguins are forwards Josh Jooris, Daniel Sprong, Thomas Di Pauli, Adam Johnson, Teddy Blueger, Garrett Wilson and Jean-Sebastien Dea; defensemen Lukas Bengtsson, Chris Summers, Jarred Tinordi and Andrey Pedan; and goaltenders Tristan Jarry and Michael Leighton.