Evgeni Malkin injures leg in Pittsburgh Penguins wins against red Wings Evgeni Malkin had a goal and 2 assists before hurting his left leg early in the third period of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 4–1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
NHL scoring leader Sidney Crosby also scored 2 goals to help the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Evgeni Malkin got tangled up with Detroit’s Luke Glendening‚ lost his balance and his left skate took the brunt of the collision with the boards behind Pittsburgh’s net. The Russian forward slowly got up and kept his left skate in the air as he was helped off the ice. He was called for holding on the play‚ but couldn’t serve the penalty because he was being evaluated.
Malkin moved past the 600 point mark for his career and ranks among league leaders with 41 points this season.
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