SEE IT: Penguins star Evgeni Malkin takes ugly swing at Flyer in heated scrum

“I’m not trying to hit his face. … I know it’s dirty, but I missed,” Malkin told reporters afterward, his first following a five-game hiatus due to injury. “He just like dived and the referee give me five minutes. [He wasn’t] injured, not bleeding, nothing.”

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