forward Evgeni Malkin
will undergo surgery Thursday to repair a torn ACL and torn MCL in his right knee, the team announced Wednesday.
Malkin suffered the injury against the Buffalo Sabres
on Feb. 4 when defenseman Tyler Myers
fell on Malkin's leg.
Malkin's rehabilitation will take six months, and he will be ready for the start of training camp in September, General Manager Ray Shero
Malkin, 24, had 15 goals and 22 assists for 37 points in 43 games this season.