Evgeni Malkin left the Penguins' game against the Blue Jackets midway through the second period on Saturday and did not return to the game.
Malkin caught Kris Letang's skate and fell awkwardly into the boards:
Trainer Chris Stewart returned to the Penguins' bench a few minutes later without Malkin, and walked down the line behind the bench, stopping to say something to each of the coaches while blocking his mouth with a towel.
Nick Bjugstad went down the tunnel with a trainer with 12:57 remaining in the third period. After rewatching his last shift, it's not clear why he left. He did not return to the game.
Mike Sullivan did not have an update on either player following the game, saying both were still being evaluated. The Penguins aren't scheduled to practice or have media availability on Sunday, so we likely won't get an update on either player until Monday.
MATT SUNDAY GALLERY
[caption id="attachment_898805" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Penguins vs. Blue Jackets, PPG Paints Arena, Oct. 5, 2019 -- MATT SUNDAY / DKPS[/caption]