Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Malkin Won't Require Surgery on Left Elbow

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Malkin Won't Require Surgery on Left Elbow

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The Penguins announced Thursday that center Evgeni Malkin will not need surgery for his injured left elbow.

He will go through rehabilitation and is not expected to miss any playing time, according to the team.

Malkin said last week he would have an MRI to determine if surgery was required.

"This is a guy that had a real serious injury that played before most guys would have played and made a contribution to the team," general manager Jim Rutherford said.

"Just shows his character. It was pretty impressive."

Malkin initially was injured March 11 in a 3-2 road win against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout slammed his right hip into Malkin's left arm along Columbus' end boards in the first period. …

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