Pittsburgh Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin out for first 2 months of season

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will miss at least the first two months of the season, the team announced Thursday.

Malkin is recovering from a knee surgery he underwent in the offseason.

Malkin injured the knee in a collision against Boston on March 16. He missed seven weeks before returning to appear for the final four games of the regular season.

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