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Saturday, March 9, 2013
Updated: March 10, 6:14 PM ET
Evgeni Malkin has upper-body injury

By Pierre LeBrun
ESPN.com

TORONTO -- Evgeni Malkin was held out of overtime and the shootout Saturday night as a precautionary measure, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said.

The Penguins star center took a heavy hit from Toronto winger James van Riemsdyk late in the third period and didn't take another shift.

"Just an upper-body injury, kept him out the rest of the game," Bylsma said after a 5-4 win over Toronto.

The prognosis?

"Don't have one; he'll certainly be re-evaluated," Bylsma said. "In the game it was more precautionary than anything at that point in time."

Malkin recently returned after missing four games with a concussion.