Malkin, Letang still out for Penguins vs. Isles
The Pittsburgh Penguins are again without star forward Evgeni
Malkin and top defenseman Kris Letang as they visit the New York
Islanders and try to stretch their winning streak to 11 games.
Malkin is sidelined Friday night because of an upper body
injury, while Letang is dealing with a lower body problem.
Malkin, who earlier in the week eyed the matchup with the
Islanders as a possible return date, sat out for a seventh straight
time. Letang missed his second game and is considered to be day to
However, the Penguins haven’t missed a beat without them.
Pittsburgh is the first NHL team to record at least a 10-game
winning streak in three consecutive seasons, according to the Elias