Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin out for Game 6 vs. Flyers

Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71). (Gene J. Puskar, File/AP)

Pittsburgh Penguins centre Evgeni Malkin will not play in Game 6 of his team’s first-round series against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Malkin has three goals and five points this post-season, but got caught up Flyers centre Jori Lehtera in the first period of Game 5.

The 31-year-old missed practice Saturday.

The Penguins are up 3-2 in the series and can punch their ticket into Round 2 with a win on Sunday in Philadelphia.

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