Hockey Night in Canada

Malkin makes magic in return from injury

While everyone is waiting on Sidney Crosby to reach his 1,000th career NHL point, Evengi Malkin reminded fans why he's pretty good, too.

Penguins centre picks up goal and assist against Vancouver

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin sets up a pretty goal in his return from injury. 0:26

While everyone is waiting on Sidney Crosby to reach his 1,000th career NHL point, Evengi Malkin went about making a little magic of his own Tuesday.

The Pittsburgh Penguins took a 3-0 lead over the Vancouver Canucks after Malkin ever-so gracefully assisted Kessel in the third period. 


Malkin also scored the first goal on the night.


This was the centre's first game after missing seven with a lower body injury. 

If anyone does a comeback well, it's Malkin.




Malkin helped the Penguins defeat the Canucks 4-0. 


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