By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pens forward Evgeni Malkin underwent a successful elbow surgery.READ MORE: 1 Taken To Hospital After Uptown Pittsburgh Shooting
Penguins general manager and executive vice president Jim Rutherford announced Malkin’s surgery on his left elbow Monday morning.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Officials Recapture Nearly $800 Million In Unemployment Benefits From Fraudsters
The Pens say the surgery was done at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Malkin is expected to take three to four weeks to recover.MORE NEWS: Not Every Ride Will Be Running When Kennywood Opens In May
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.