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Evgeni Malkin | Center | #71

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/31/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (2) / PIT
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Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Ottawa in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.
Malkin opened the scoring at the 4:51 mark of the second period, but it's the only offense the Penguins were able to muster tonight. Sens goalie Craig Anderson was a huge reason for that, as he was terrific in this game. Malkin finished the game with two penalty minutes, seven shots on goal and three hits in 19:42 of ice time. Malkin now has four points in his last two games. He has seven goals and an incredible 24 points in 18 postseason games in 2017. Ian Cole and Scott Wilson picked up the assists on Pittsburgh's only goal. The series is now tied up at three. Game 7 will be played in Pittsburgh on Thursday night. May 23 - 11:24 PM

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Evgeni Malkin had three assists Sunday in a 7-0 win over Ottawa.

With the effort, Malkin has 23 points in the playoffs to lead all NHL scorers, four ahead of Sidney Crosby. Malkin is one of the top players offensively in the NHL with his penchant for getting injured and not playing in 70 games his only drawback in fantasy pools.
May 22 - 9:01 AM

Evgeni Malkin only needs one more point to reach 150 over his playoff career.

Malkin would become the 29th player to reach that mark and tie Stan Mikita in the process. Teammate Sidney Crosby only recently reached the 150-point milestone too and currently sits at 152.
May 19 - 3:45 PM

Evgeni Malkin surpassed his playoff total of last season with his 19th point on Saturday.

The center has played in only 13 games while he managed 18 points in the 2016 Cup run in 23 games. Malkin leads the NHL playoff scoring race and will be a prime contender for the Conn Smythe should the Penguins go back-to-back this season.
May 14 - 8:41 AM

Evgeni Malkin found the back of the net in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Senators in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final.

It took the Penguins 54 minutes, but they were finally able to solve Sens goalie Craig Anderson. Malkin was able to tip home a Chris Kunitz pass by Anderson. Unfortunately for the Penguins, Bobby Ryan scored the game-winning goal less than five minutes into the overtime period. Malkin finished the game with two penalty minutes and four shots on goal in 19:57 of ice time. The Russian center has six goals and an incredible 19 points in 13 games during the postseason. The Penguins will look to even up the best-of-seven series on home ice on Monday night in Game 2.
May 13 - 10:39 PM

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in a 5-2 loss to Washington in Game 6 on Monday night.

He got on the board with the contest's final goal at the 17:30 mark of the third period. It was too little too late at that point for the Penguins and now they will face the Capitals in Game 7 on Wednesday night. Malkin has registered at least one point in five straight playoff games. He has three goals and four assists during that span.
May 9 - 10:16 AM

Evgeni Malkin blocked three shots on Saturday in a 4-2 loss to Washington.

Malkin picked up his 13th assist of the playoffs as well and now has an NHL best 17 points in only 10 games. He is on a four game points streak and has been held off the scoresheet only once in 10 games. Malkin is going all-out in the post-season as can be seen by his shot blocking ability and is a major reason the Penguins are up three games to two with Game 6 back in Pittsburgh Monday.
May 7 - 10:18 AM

Evgeni Malkin is on a three-game point streak.

Malkin registered an assist in Pittsburgh's 3-2 win over Washington in Game 4 Wednesday night. He's up to four goals and 16 points in nine playoff games. Clearly he's been a major force in the 2017 playoffs and the Penguins will be relying on him even more as long as Sidney Crosby is sidelined with a concussion.
May 4 - 10:42 AM

Evgeni Malkin will be leaned on heavily while Sidney Crosby is sidelined.

He has been outstanding in the past when Crosby has been out of the lineup, with 66 goals and 88 assists in 118 games. Malkin leads the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs in scoring with 15 points in eight contests.
May 2 - 6:35 PM

Evgeni Malkin scored and assisted before he and the Pittsburgh Penguins were edged 3-2 in the first overtime period by the visiting Washington Capitals in Game 3 of their playoff series Monday night.

Both Pittsburgh goals were scored with their net empty and an extra attacker on the ice. The Pens cut the Caps' lead to 2-1 when Malkin fired a slap shot past Washington goalie Braden Holtby at 18:07 of the third period. He then assisted on Justin Schultz's first playoff goal, at 18:55 of the third. Schultz assisted on Malkin's goal, too. It was the defenseman's fifth assist of the postseason.
May 1 - 11:18 PM

Evgeni Malkin registered three assists in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

And with that, the Penguins have knocked off the Blue Jackets in five games. It was another great effort from the Penguins star. Malkin helped set up goals by Phil Kessel (1-0), Bryan Rust (2-0) and Sidney Crosby (4-2). He finished the series with two three-point games and two two-point games. Malkin accumulated two goals and an incredible 11 points in the opening round. There's a good chance he'll stay hot in round 2.
Apr 20 - 10:01 PM

Evgeni Malkin registered two assists in the Penguins' 5-4 loss to Columbus in Game 4.

Malkin has been on fire so far with two goals and eight points in four playoff games. He's leading the league in playoff points with Jake Guentzel, Alexander Radulov, and Phil Kessel being his closest competitors at six points each.
Apr 19 - 10:29 AM

Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists on Sunday.

Malkin was credited with his goal after the game as it was originally given to Bryan Rust. Malkin missed almost a month with a shoulder injury and returned for Game 1. Malkin leads the NHL in points with six, one ahead of teammates Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby as well as Montreal's Alexander Radulov. Malkin is a stud, it's just too bad he is hurt so often.
Apr 17 - 11:50 AM

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in Game 2's 4-1 victory over Columbus.

He got his first goal of the postseason shortly after a Pittsburgh power play expired. Malkin also contributed two assists in his return to the lineup from a shoulder injury in Game 1. The superstar center doesn't look rusty at all and his efforts have helped the Penguins build a 2-0 series lead over Columbus.
Apr 15 - 9:45 AM

Evgeni Malkin (shoulder) said he will play in Game 1 against Columbus on Wednesday.

Malkin was back on the ice for Tuesday's practice between Bryan Rust and Phil Kessel on the second line. He also skated on the top power-play unit. Malkin sat out the last 13 games of the regular season with a shoulder injury, but it was believed he would be OK for the start of the playoffs.
Apr 11 - 12:32 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Oskar Sundqvist
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Scott Wilson
5Chris Kunitz
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Carter Rowney
6Josh Archibald
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Trevor Daley
4Olli Maatta
5Ian Cole
6Ron Hainsey
7Brian Dumoulin
8Mark Streit
G1Matt Murray
2Marc-Andre Fleury
3Tristan Jarry