Evgeni Malkin Injury: Updates on Penguins Star's Leg and Return

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistDecember 14, 2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 1:  Evgeni Malkin
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Updates from Sunday, Jan. 5

Rick Ralph, Host of TSN 1290 Rona Round Table, confirms Evgeni Malkin will return to the ice today:

#NHLJets will see Malkin and Letang return for the Pens. Pardy and O'Dell in, Peluso and Ellerby are out.

— Rick Ralph (@RickRalphTSN) January 5, 2014

The Penguins later confirmed Malkin's return to the ice:

WELCOME BACK GENO! Today's #Pens lines: Kunitz-Crosby-Gibbons, Jokinen-Malkin-Neal, Pyatt-Sutter-Vitale, Glass-Sill-Adams.

— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 5, 2014