The surgery on his left elbow was preformed at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pens forward Evgeni Malkin underwent a successful elbow surgery.

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Penguins general manager and executive vice president Jim Rutherford announced Malkin’s surgery on his left elbow Monday morning.

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The Pens say the surgery was done at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Malkin is expected to take three to four weeks to recover.

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The team’s season came to an end earlier in August after losing game 4 against the Montreal Canadiens. They’ve dropped opening series in back-to-back years for the first time since 2011 and 2012.