Pittsburgh head coach Mike Sullivan spoke about the state of health of Evgeni Malkin.
– Malkin is in the process of recovery, he works out on the ice twice a week. We don't want to force him out onto the ice, ”Sullivan said.
Recall that in early June, the forward underwent knee surgery.
Malkin is 35 years old, with a total of 940 games in the NHL, in which he scored 1104 (424 + 680) points.