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Posted at 2:36 PM ET, 02/ 9/2011

Malkin to have surgery, is expected to be ready by September

By Cindy Boren

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will have surgery Thursday to repair the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments he tore in his right knee Friday.

Penguins General Manager Ray Shero said that rehab will take six months and that Malkin will be ready by the start of training camp in September.

By Cindy Boren  | February 9, 2011; 2:36 PM ET
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A real shame. Even a Penguin doesn't deserve that.

Posted by: jjhare | February 10, 2011 6:48 AM | Report abuse

Even a Penguin doesn't deserve that.

Posted by: jjhare | February 10, 2011 6:48 AM

Well...Cooke probably does. He's the dirtiest player in the NHL since Marty McSorley.

Posted by: Section104 | February 10, 2011 11:54 AM | Report abuse

September is just in time for the Stanley Cup finals, right? Or don't they finish until October these days?

Posted by: scrappledog | February 10, 2011 5:13 PM | Report abuse

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