Nov 25, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) tries to control the puck while going down as Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) looks on during the first period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin are Back for Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh Penguins’ defenseman Kris Letang and forward Evgeni Malkin have returned to game-action – according to the team’s website.

Letang has been out since Dec. 13 because of an open-wound infection, and Malkin’s been sidelined since Dec. 14 with a lower-body injury.

Letang’s missed 10 games and Malkin’s been absent from nine.

In 24 contests this season, Letang has collected 11 points (6G, 5A) and skated to a minus-6 rating. Malkin has performed in 32 games and compiled 41 points (9G, 32A) while skating to a plus-2 rating.


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