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Malkin (concussion) skates at home

Feb 27, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT

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Injured Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin (concussion) skated today in Pittsburgh, according to head coach Dan Byslma.

“He was symptom-free (Tuesday) and progressed to exercise today,” Bylsma said. “I think he was on the ice for 30 minutes or so.”

There is still no timetable for Malkin’s return.

Bylsma said Sunday that Malkin “suffered some short-term memory loss and therefore was diagnosed with a concussion” as a result of a fall into the boards in a home game against Florida on Feb. 22.

The Penguins play in Carolina Thursday evening before ending their three-game road trip Saturday in Montreal.

  1. thehighcountrybear - Feb 27, 2013 at 5:06 PM

    Must be hell on the rugs and hardwood? What does the missus say…?

    • vshehane - Feb 27, 2013 at 5:21 PM

      That was exactly my thought!

    • eigglesnosuperbowls - Feb 27, 2013 at 5:27 PM

      I hear he hat a hat trick and two assist

      • jpelle82 - Feb 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM

        I hear your mom calling, it must be time for your next home-school lesson in spelling and grammar.

      • eigglesnosuperbowls - Feb 28, 2013 at 6:41 PM

        Thats actually your mom and shes a great teacher !

  2. darksidecowboy - Feb 27, 2013 at 5:24 PM

    must be nice having your very own rink at home, or he just froze his pool

  3. rushledger - Feb 27, 2013 at 7:05 PM

    I doubt he’ll play on this road trip but for him to e skating four days later is phenomenal.

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