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Penguins 4, Canucks 3 (SO)

Penguins 4, Canucks 3 (SO): Evgeni Malkin scored in the third round for the lone goal of the shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury denied all three attempts in addition to his 36 saves as host Pittsburgh won its fourth straight game.

Penguins 4, Canucks 3 (SO)

Penguins 4, Canucks 3 (SO): Evgeni Malkin scored in the third round for the lone goal of the shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury denied all three attempts in addition to his 36 saves as host Pittsburgh won its fourth straight game.

Penguins 3, Oilers 2

Penguins 3, Oilers 2: Evgeni Malkin scored the game-winner on a power play with 12:40 remaining and Sidney Crosby had three assists in Pittsburgh's narrow win over visiting Edmonton. With Andrew Ference serving a high-sticking penalty, Malkin gathered a Crosby shot attempt and blasted the puck past Edmonton netminder Jason LaBarbera on the short side. The Penguins held on from there, riding a 20-save performance from Marc-Andre Fleury to improve to 5-1-0.

NHL: Sabres snap Penguins' winning streak at 15 games

The Buffalo Sabres halted the Penguins' march toward NHL history on Tuesday, beating Pittsburgh 4-1 to snap the Pens' winning streak at 15 games. The Penguins were closing in on their own NHL record of 17 consecutive wins, set during the 1992-93 season. But with star Sidney Crosby sidelined after being hit in the face by a puck on Saturday, the Penguins lost for the first time since a 4-1 setback against Carolina on February 28. Pittsburgh's 15-game streak matched the New York Islanders' run from January 21 to February 20, 1982 as the second-longest in league history.

NHL: Malkin returns as Pens blank Jets

Russian star Evgeni Malkin made his presence felt in his first game back from injury, helping Pittsburgh stretch their win streak to 14 games with a 4-0 win over Winnipeg on Thursday. The Penguins didn't have their newest star on the ice against the Jets but it didn't matter as Malkin scored and Czech goaltender Tomas Vokoun stopped all 20 shots he faced. It was Malkin's first game back since missing nine with an injury.

NHL-Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games

March 4 (The Sports Xchange) - Penguins 4, Lightning 3 Reigning MVP Evgeni Malkin returned to the lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night after missing four games with an injury. He looked like his normal self, scoring what was perhaps the NHL's most spectacular goal of the season in helping the Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. With Pittsburgh trailing 2-1 early in the third period, Malkin split two defenders and slid the puck into the net.

Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Monday, March 4

March 4 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - National Football League $120 Million Joe Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco becomes the NFL's highest-paid player as he signs a six-year deal worth more than $120 million. (FBN-RAVENS-NEWS/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 500 words) - - Tag game ends

NHL: League MVP Malkin suffers concussion

Russian forward Evgeni Malkin is out indefinitely with a concussion after slamming his head into the boards, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Monday. The Penguins placed the two-time Olympian on the injured list after he was hurt in a 3-1 win over Florida on Friday. Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma said the reigning NHL MVP Malkin suffered some short-term memory loss after the incident. Malkin was driving to the Florida net when he was taken out by defenceman Erik Gudbranson, of Canada, on a clean hit.

NHL: Malkin to miss Sunday game

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will miss Sunday's NHL game against Tampa Bay after suffering an apparent head injury on Friday in a game against Florida. Malkin, the Hart Trophy winner as the NHL's Most Valuable Player last season, didn't take part in Saturday's optional training skate and Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma said the Russian center is still being medically evaluated. "We're waiting to see how he feels and reacts," Bylsma said.

NHL-Penguins' Malkin sidelined after crashing into boards

Feb 23 (Reuters) - Reigning NHL scoring champion and most valuable player Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins will miss Sunday's game and undergo tests after sliding hard into the end boards, the Penguins said on Saturday. The team did not identify the area of concern but the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said the Russian All-Star center is experiencing concussion symptoms, including severe headache and mild disorientation.
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