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: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Lawrence and Beaver Counties, Parts Of Ohio
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: Pittsburgh Police: Man In Critical Condition After Shooting On North Side
Zucker missed the last 18 games with a lower-body injury.MORE NEWS: 'Say Their Names' Prayer Service Remembers 36 Victims Of Social Injustice
The Pens face off against the Islanders tonight at PPG Paints Arena.