By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pens have activated Jason Zucker off of injured reserve and placed Evgeni Malkin on long-term injured reserve.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Game Commission Approves 2-Week Deer Season, Ban Rifles From Turkey Hunts
GM Ron Hextall announced the changes Monday before the game against the New York Islanders. Malkin was put on long-term injured reserve retroactive to March 16.READ MORE: Federal Agency Issues Alert For Raw Ground Turkey Products With Potential Link To Salmonella
Zucker missed the last 18 games with a lower-body injury.MORE NEWS: Teenage Girls Accused Of Setting House Fire In Ferndale That Sent Officer, Firefighter To Hospital
The Pens face off against the Islanders tonight at PPG Paints Arena.