Evgeni Malkin undergoes knee surgery, timetable for return unclear

After missing the end of the regular season and the beginning of the postseason with an undisclosed injury, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin had surgery on Friday. The Penguins announced Friday night that Malkin had surgery on his right knee. Malkin, who played in Games 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the team’s series against the Islanders, scored 1 goal and 4 assists in the four games he played, Prior to the postseason, Malkin was sidelined after being injured on March 16th in a game against the Bruins.