The team does not expect him to be ready for training camp in September.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Penguins announced forward Evgeni Malkin underwent successful surgery on his right knee.

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The team announced the news Friday. Malkin was injured after a collision during a game against the Boston Bruins on March 16.

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He missed the final six weeks of the regular season, as well as Games 1 and 2 of the team’s playoffs series against the New York Islanders.

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The team does not expect him to be ready for training camp in September. No specific timeframe was announced on his return.