-Evgeni Malkin (right) did not practice today and is not expected to play in tonight's road game against the Capitals. He has missed three out of the past four game due to a bruised right foot. In 63 games, he has 70 points (24 goals, 46 assists).
-With Malkin out, these were your line combinations in practice today (PG+):
Alexei Ponikarovsky-Sidney Crosby-Pascal Dupuis
Chris Kunitz-Jordan Staal-Bill Guerin
Matt Cooke-Tyler Kennedy-Ruslan Fedotenko
Mike Rupp-Maxime Talbot-Craig Adams
-In Capitals news, Washington forwards Brooks Laich (face) Boyd Gordon (back) and Scott Walker (knee) will not play.
(Photo: Don Wright/Associated Press)