Evgeni Malkin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Malkin says Penguins 'mad at each other' following shutout loss

    The Score "Evgeni Malkin was not mincing words following the Pittsburgh Penguins' latest stinker. After a 4-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils, Malkin was asked to summarize what is wrong with the club's offense, and he offered a rather candid response. "Everything," he told reporters. "We're not playing..." November 15

  • Penguins' Malkin is shining as game grows on both ends of ice

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Worried whether Evgeni Malkin has bought into Penguins coach Mike Johnston's system that asks plenty out of his centers? Don't be. “I've started thinking more about my defense,” Malkin told the Tribune-Review after practice Thursday at Rogers Arena. “In the playoffs last year, they were all..." November 06

  • Could Pens' Malkin be a Sharks trade target?

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks owner Hasso Plattner was adamant that when he mentioned Penguins star Evgeni Malkin’s name during a recent press conference, he was only using the Russian forward as an example and wasn’t tampering. “We cannot buy the Stanley Cup,” said the billionaire founder of SAP on May 8, before..." June 10

  • Six potential trade destinations for Evgeni Malkin

    Sportsnet "The Pittsburgh Penguins’ off-season is going to be intriguing for a number of reasons, none more so than the notion they could, and probably should, explore trading centre Evgeni Malkin. After being eliminated by the New York Rangers in five games, the Penguins must make some bold roster..." April 30

  • Crosby, Malkin Want to be Penguins for Life

    NHL.com "The Penguins have the core pieces for a championship team and it all starts with their two stars down the middle. Both of whom reaffirmed their commitment to being Pittsburgh Penguins for their entire careers. “I like this city. I want to stay here,” Evgeni Malkin said. “I have a house here...." April 28

  • NHL Insider: Penguins should shop Evgeni Malkin

    Sportsnet "Sportsnet NHL Insider Elliotte Freidman joined Boomer & Rhett on the SN960 morning show Monday, and said the Penguins should at least consider trading superstar forward Evgeni Malkin this off-season. “If you can get two or three pieces including a guy that can play with Crosby, don’t you have..." April 28

  • Crosby, Malkin are not responsible for Penguins' salary cap problems

    CBS Sports "Thanks to their defeat at the hands of the New York Rangers on Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost in the first round of the playoffs for the third time in five years which can mean only one thing: It is time for our yearly game of "let's try and fix what's wrong with the Pittsburgh..." April 27

  • Penguins forward Malkin struggling while playing hurt

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby is familiar with Evgeni Malkin's position. A year ago, Crosby was criticized throughout the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs for his lack of production, partially resulting in the Pittsburgh Penguins' Eastern Conference Second Round series loss after leading the New York Rangers 3-1...." April 24

  • Malkin: I Believe In This Group So Much

    NHL.com "Evgeni Malkin understands that this is a stressful time for Penguins fans, as the team blew a 3-0 lead on Tuesday in Ottawa and with it, a chance to clinch a playoff spot that night – which means their fate still has yet to be determined with two games left in the season. But despite their..." April 09

  • Penguins' Evgeni Malkin out vs. Flyers due to injury

    CBS Sports "The injuries never seem to stop for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Already playing without three of their top-four defenseman (Kris Letang, Christian Ehrhoff and Olli Maatta), the Penguins will also be without one of their top offensive players on Wednesday night against the Philadelphia..." April 01

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Evgeni Malkin said he feels good and if there's no pain or soreness tonight, there's a "great chance" he could play tomorrow.

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Malkin won't join #Pens on trip. Is progressing & will skate when team returns. No recalls planned for Dallas, per Coach Johnston.

  • Crosby, Malkin chase scoring title amid defense-minded league

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The dead puck era is back. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will attempt to place their names atop the NHL scoring leaders, anyway. However, their numbers won't be as gaudy as usual. Top NHL scorers are dealing with an erosion of numbers. Crosby and Malkin, from a point per game..." March 05

  • Penguins fans name son 'Malkin Crosby'

    Sporting News "The fate of a hockey team already hinged on the success of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — and now, the stakes have been raised. Lil' Malkin, presumably, joins cousins Zalapski Taglianetti Young and Fata Eastwood Young. Congrats and best of luck to all. " February 24

  • Penguins' Malkin misses practice Monday, placed on IR

    The Score "Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin was absent from Monday's practice, the team announced. The forward, who is tied for third in the league with 51 points, has been placed on injured reserve. He missed the All-Star festivities and a 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks with a lower-body injury." January 26

  • Penguins' Malkin will miss All-Star Game, and maybe more

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is going to sit out the NHL All-Star Game. And probably miss some games that actually matter, too. An unspecified injury is expected to prevent Malkin, who sat out the Penguins’ 3-2 loss to Chicago at Consol Energy Center on Wednesday night, from rejoining the..." January 22

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Evgeni Malkin is a late scratch for the #Pens tonight.

  • Penguins teammates Evgeni Malkin, Craig Adams fight in practice

    CBS Sports "It's been a pretty eventful day for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. The club just announced the addition of veteran forward David Perron to the team and there were some fireworks at the team's morning skate Friday. According to head coach Mike Johnston, forwards Evgeni Malkin and Craig..." January 03

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    Wes Crosby @OtherNHLCrosby

    Malkin said he doesn't feel great and isn't in great shape, but is glad to be done with the injury. #Pens

  • Penguins' Malkin admits Neal trade was surprise

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Center Evgeni Malkin hadn't spoken to the media in almost five months. Penguins management didn't always speak with him during that same period. Malkin broke his silence and acknowledged — not angrily, but bluntly — that new general manager Jim Rutherford did not confer with the star before..." October 08

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Malkin says it's 50/50 if he plays in Thursday's opener. "If I feel in good shape I'll come back. If not maybe 2nd game." #Pens

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    Pens Inside Scoop @PensInsideScoop

    Malkin on the ice for team practice. Will be his 1st of the season #Pens -SK

  • Pens are uncertain if Malkin can play opening night

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins don’t know if Evgeni Malkin can suit up for their season-opener on Oct. 9, but they could know soon, according to GM Jim Rutherford. “The next few days will be the turning point, as to whether he’ll be available for opening night,” Rutherford told the Pittsburgh..." October 02

  • Crosby, Malkin to miss start of training camp

    NHL.com "Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be held out of the start of training camp, it was announced today by Pittsburgh Penguins Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford." September 18

  • Ovechkin, Malkin score as Russia finishes dominant worlds with gold

    CBS Sports "Russia might have had a disappointing showing at the Olympics in Sochi this year but they made up for it in a small way with a dominant showing at the IIHF World Championships. The Russians, with loads of NHL talent including Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Bobrovsky, completed a..." May 25

  • Evgeni Malkin practices, thinks he'll play Game 1 on Wednesday

    CBS Sports "It has been a few weeks since Evgeni Malkin played for the Pittsburgh Penguins thanks to a foot injury but from the look of things, he might return just in time for the real fun to begin. Malkin took to the ice with the Penguins on Tuesday and from his account, things went really well. So well..." April 15

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    Pens Inside Scoop @PensInsideScoop

    #Pens Malkin out 2-3 weeks with foot injury. So it goes... -SK

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    For Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury in net. Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang not ready to return to lineup. Pyatt to make his Pens' debut.

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    #Pens have removed D Rob Scuderi from IR. Pens have placed C Evgeni Malkin on IR retroactively.

  • Malkin ‘not rushing’ return, but Scuderi’s very close

    Pro Hockey Talk "With Pascal Dupuis in danger of missing the rest of the season due to an ACL injury, the Pittsburgh Penguins could really use some good news. They got it Saturday as defenseman Rob Scuderi was declared a possibility for tonight’s game, according to the team’s website. Scuderi hasn’t played..." December 29

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #Pens D Brooks Orpik (concussion) and F Tanner Glass (broken hand) returned Fri vs. CAR. F Evgeni Malkin (lower body) may play Sun vs. #CBJ

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    #NYR Evgeni Malkin has been ruled out for tonight's game vs. Rangers, per Dan Bylsma. Will not play Thursday either

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Malkin not traveling to Boston. Dupuis is traveling. Both day-to-day. Ebbett broke ankle blocking shot. Orpik maintenance day #Pens

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Malkin will not be playing tonight vs. San Jose, per #Pens coach Bylsma.

  • Malkin, Kronwall, Keith named 'Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 1. FIRST STAR – EVGENI MALKIN, C, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Malkin earned "First Star" honors for..." December 02

  • Malkin, Pacioretty and Dubnyk named 'Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty and Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 24. FIRST STAR – EVGENI MALKIN, C, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Malkin led all skaters with seven assists..." November 25

  • Goal-starved Penguins need Malkin to let it rip

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The NHL's top-scoring team each of the past two seasons, the Penguins are beating goalies scarcely more often than the flailing cross-state rival Philadelphia Flyers in November. Pittsburgh got off to another strong offensive start during the season's first month, ranking eighth in the league..." November 17

  • More changes for Penguins' Malkin

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Evgeni Malkin can't keep track of all his wingers the past two seasons. The number is closing in on double digits if as coach Dan Bylsma said is likely Chuck Kobasew replaces Beau Bennett to Malkin's right when the Penguins play the Oilers at Consol Energy Center on Tuesday night. Bennett..." October 15

  • Malkin says he let down Penguins in playoffs last season

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Evgeni Malkin spent his summer haunted at home in Russia. “Last year (was) very important for us but we (did) not win again” Malkin said after one of the Penguins' final training-camp practices. “I think a lot. My head is always thinking about a loss. I think about my game. “It (was) a..." September 29

  • Agent: Malkin ‘wishes always to remain in Pittsburgh’

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Evgeni Malkin never entertained thoughts about playing for an NHL team other than the Penguins his agent said Tuesday. J.P. Barry told the Tribune-Review negotiations with the Penguins for Malkin's contract were “super smooth because both sides wanted to get something done quickly.” Malkin..." August 14

  • Evgeni Malkin’s father suggests Stars tampered with Penguins property

    SI "Most parents of pro athletes get it. If the time ever comes that they’re interviewed about their pride and joy their job is to keep the responses as positive and as flavorless as possible. Never say anything that might inflame the home town fans or worse the employers. Unfortunately Evgeni..." August 13

  • Malkin says Russian stars were ready to stay in KHL during lockout

    Pro Hockey Talk "We all remember how not-delightful the NHL lockout was. It could’ve been particularly destructive for the league had some of their top Russian players never returned from overseas when it ended however. That’s precisely what almost went down according to Penguins star Evgeni Malkin. He tells..." August 03

  • Penguins sign Malkin to eight-year, $76M contract

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Evgeni Malkin wanted to know he was staying in Pittsburgh before he left for Russia. He got that assurance Thursday. Malkin and the Penguins agreed on an eight-year contract that will pay him $76 million — a cap hit of $9.5 million, highest on the team. “Very happy,” Malkin said. The..." June 13

  • Penguins, Malkin hope to get long-term contract done soon

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Keeping Evgeni Malkin is the Penguins' top priority this summer. General manager Ray Shero will move quickly. Negotiations between Shero and Malkin's agent, J.P. Barry, will begin this week — and both parties are interested in working on a deal in short order. Malkin is set to enter the..." June 10

  • Crosby, Malkin held off the score sheet again in season-ending loss

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "They sat side by side in the Penguins' locker room, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, the two greatest Penguins — and maybe players — of their generation. Crosby sat dignified and quiet, while Malkin sat with his head in his hands for the longest time. They'll forever sit side by side at the..." June 08

  • Patrice Bergeron bruised, unbowed after fight

    Boston Herald "The Bruins yesterday had their head shots taken by Sports Illustrated before practice, and it was just Patrice Bergeron’s luck. Courtesy of his scrap with Evgeni Malkin at the end of the second period of Game 1, Bergeron was sporting the makings of a black eye, stitches on the bridge of his..." June 03

  • Penguins stars Crosby, Malkin ready to seize moment

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Dan Bylsma knows the look of greatness in the postseason. He will not say if he has seen it from Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin. “There's some tell signs that you occasionally do get from both those guys, and I'm not going to tell you if I've seen them or not or, really, say what those might..." June 01

  • Malkin lives up to lofty standards

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It says something about Evgeni Malkin's hockey talents that he can be the Penguins' top scorer in their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders, score in all six games, lead the NHL in assists and still feel as if he has to do more for his team. It says Malkin's talents are..." May 15

  • Penguins star center Malkin uneasy about NHL Playoff start

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Evgeni Malkin is uneasy about his play so far this postseason. He also is the Penguins' leading scorer in the Stanley Cup playoffs. “I could say it's going good, but (Game 6), like the rest, was probably up and down,” Malkin said after he set up the Penguins' tying and winning goal against..." May 13

  • Malkin's patience makes a difference

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "So many times, the Penguins had faced this situation. Approaching the New York Islanders blue line or being just inside of it, carrying the puck, looking to make something happen. Evgeni Malkin was no different. The Penguins center had been thwarted earlier in Saturday's game more than once by..." May 12

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