Why is Crosby and Malkin not playing?

Why is Crosby and Malkin not playing?

Crosby had offseason wrist surgery, while Malkin had surgery on his knee. Crosby’s expected timeframe for recovery was six weeks, with the surgery announced in early September. His return to the lineup could be nearing closer.

Are Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin friends?

“We’re pretty tight,” Malkin said. “He’s a nice guy. Sometimes guys with talent like Sid are a little bit different, but he’s friendly, his family is real friendly too. I’m glad to have met Sid and we talk a little bit more about his life, my life.

Are Crosby and Malkin on the same line?

Evgeni Malkin and Bryan Rust comprised the Penguins’ top line with Sidney Crosby. Malkin was on the left, and Rust was on the right, which means both players were on their natural side.

Will the Penguins make the playoffs?

Once again, the Penguins will lose in the first round to the Islanders, and with it will come sweeping organizational changes. The Penguins won’t trade their first-round selection in 2022….Will the Penguins make the playoffs? The Athletic staff makes its predictions.

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Is Sid the Kid injured?

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Wednesday afternoon that their captain Sidney Crosby has undergone a wrist surgery and is out for at least six weeks. The 34-year-old center will miss the start of training camp and is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of six weeks. “This is not a new injury for Sid.

What year did Sidney Crosby go to the Olympics?

Sidney Crosby made his Olympic debut on home ice at Vancouver 2010 where he scored the “Golden Goal” against Team USA in overtime to secure Canada’s record 14th gold medal of the Games. At Sochi 2014, Crosby served as the team’s captain, leading Canada to back-to-back gold medals.

Is Evgeni Malkin injured?

Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin resumes skating as he recovers from knee injury. Malkin does hope to have at least a few weeks of games with the Penguins under him before presumably joining Russian Olympic athletes for the men’s hockey tournament at the 2022 Winter Games.