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PensBurgh Dec 17, 2014

Crosby, Malkin, and their Points/60 Since 2007

A look at where Crosby and Malkin rank amongst the NHL's 30 highest scorers in points per 60 minutes of 5-on-5 ice time since 2007. The results are not surprising. Sometimes I feel like Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin aren't appreciated enough. This conversation also includes other greats of the NHL who don't get enough credit for what they deserve. Names that come to mind when I think of this 'type' of player are Pavel Datsyuk and Phil Kessel. When you look at where Crosby and Malkin rank amongst the NHL's 30 best in terms of points per 60 minutes of 5v5 ice time, it's special. My...
PensBurgh Dec 15, 2014

Talking to Myself: Malkinmania

This week, I talk about other people talking about Malkin's leadership, Crosby's shot totals, Agnew on Letang, and more. December 8th, Penguins Hotline Stan Savran on Evgeni Malkin's recent play: "He's showing leadership.  He is giving the impression that he knows they are a team that is grossly challenged right now and he is going to step up.  I think that his strong play, given their current circumstances, is more than just his physical presence, but taking the lead.  You know, take some ownership, Geno.  You're paid as much as Crosby.  You're wearing an A.  It's not just enough to...
PensBurgh Dec 14, 2014

To the Point

Penguins have 19 wins on the season in 29 games (19-6-4) for 42 points, which is 1 point better than the Red Wings and Lightning and 2 better than the Islanders. Regular season success means very little for the franchise after five straight disappointing playoff results. This week, I'm going to borrow the Elliotte Friedman (30 thoughts) approach for my Sunday commentary. 1. Evgeni Malkin: Malkin played over 45 minutes in two games, that's why he was looking visibly tired during the power play in overtime against the Blue Jackets. After making some strides in the faceoff circle over the last...

Postgame: Comeau thriving with Malkin

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Who said general manager Jim Rutherford didn’t get Evgeni Malkin a winger? Blake Comeau has found a himself a nice niche playing with Malkin and scored his 10th goal of the season during Saturday’s 4-3 overtime loss …
PensBurgh Dec 12, 2014

Pens / Flames recap: Malkin, Letang, Fleury power Pens past Calgary

Without Sidney Crosby the Penguins get big performances from their other 3 core players (Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Marc-Andre Fleury) to push past the Calgary Flames by the score of 3-1. The Pittsburgh Penguins were without Sidney Crosby (held out for "precautionary reasons") but they were still able to get a quick start, with Blake Comeau taking a pass from Evgeni Malkin, skating in the zone on a two-on-one and wristing a shot by "My name is" Jonas Hiller just 48 seconds into the game. The Pens would follow that up less than four minutes later with Kris Letang deflecting a Simon Despres...
PensBurgh Dec 12, 2014

Heroes and Goats

A look at who has had a good week and a half, and who has not for the Penguins. Last week there was not a Heroes and Goats article due to a combination of the holiday, and the great month in review article by Hooks. If you have not looked at that article do yourself a favor and check it out now. Since my last article right before Thanksgiving the Penguins have gone through a series injuries that have seen the lineup transformed from a respectable NHL lineup to a hybrid NHL/AHL mashup. With that in mind I tried to be kind, and avoid picking on the youngsters. Heroes Evgeni Malkin The...
Rotoworld Dec 9, 2014

Evgeni Malkin records a goal on Monday - Evgeni Malkin (C) Pittsburgh Penguins

Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in a 4-3 overtime defeat Monday night.

Penguins’ Malkin continues on hot streak, picks up slack for team

Sidney Crosby, frustrated with his goal drought, recently stayed on the ice for 45 minutes after practice. Evgeni Malkin was the first player off the ...

Malkin’s success a source of pride for Russian educator

Nearly 14 years have passed since Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin occupied a desk in Olga Pelikh’s classroom, but it doesn’t appear that much has changed. ...

Postgame: Malkin, Bortuzzo and more

I haven’t heard Penguins coach Mike Johnston take credit for much. It’s not his style. He sort of did it Monday, though, following a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils while discussing forward Evgeni Malkin’s energy level. “I thought it …

Rossi: Malkin back to being at his best

The best player in hockey hasn’t always played in Pittsburgh, but Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have done enough for more than eight seasons to ...
New York Post Dec 2, 2014
Hit on Jaromir Jagr angers Devils in 1-0 loss to Penguins

Hit on Jaromir Jagr angers Devils in 1-0 loss to Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Robert Bortuzzo’s main responsibility is to protect Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. The towering Penguins defenseman is unapologetic in his aggressive approach, figuring if he does his job,...

Malkin’s goal gives Penguins 1-0 victory over Devils

The Penguins, much like the Devils, were battered. But they were not beaten. Blake Comeau and Evgeni Malkin saw to that. With several starters on ...

Penguins notebook: Malkin clicking on power play

Evgeni Malkin is on pace for a career-high 27 power-play goals, and he’s done it from a setup position — the left corner — that’s ...
PensBurgh Nov 28, 2014

Malkin's Powerplay Resurgence

Evgeni Malkin is scoring tons of goals when the Penguins are on the man advantage this year. What is he doing differently? The Penguins have the best powerplay in the league this year, and much of that is due to Evgeni Malkin. Malkin is second on the team in powerplay points and first in powerplay goals. Despite the fact that he is a generational talent, he hasn't always been this dominant when the team is up a man. In fact, his powerplay shooting percentage in previous years was downright woeful. That's not really his fault, though. Funky things can happen in hockey. Let me show you...

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