By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Penguins announced forward Evgeni Malkin underwent successful surgery on his right knee.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 994 New Cases, 12 Additional Deaths Over 72 Hours
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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Evgeni Malkin underwent successful surgery on his right knee.
Malkin is expected to be unavailable for training camp in September. The team expects to have a more definitive time frame for his return at that time.
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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.MORE NEWS: Sources: U.S. Representative Mike Doyle To Announce He Is Not Seeking Re-Election In 2022
The team does not expect him to be ready for training camp in September. No specific timeframe was announced on his return.