By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Penguins announced forward Evgeni Malkin underwent successful surgery on his right knee.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools' Summer Program May Cut Nearly 1,000 Students Due To Staffing Shortages
The team announced the news Friday. Malkin was injured after a collision during a game against the Boston Bruins on March 16.
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.READ MORE: Fire Tears Through Idlewood Industries Building In Beaver County
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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: 'Unspeakable Animal Cruelty': Scottdale Man Charged For Beating, Running Over Stray Dog
The team does not expect him to be ready for training camp in September. No specific timeframe was announced on his return.