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Season Preview: Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Plotnikov – Bosom Buddies

Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Plotnikov as a Tom Hanks show “Bosom Buddies.” Everything has come full circle for Evgeni Malkin. When he arrived in Pittsburgh, he couldn’t speak a lick of English and Sergei Gonchar had to be his translator. Now Malkin has to be the translator for Sergei Plotnikov. The only caveat: Malkin still can’t speak English that well, so this ought to be...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin wore Hanson Brother glasses from Slap Shot in warmups last night

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin wears the Hanson brothers glasses from the movie "Slap Shot" in warmups for the Kraft Hockeyville game.The Hanson Brothers' visited the Penguins before Pittsburgh played an exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Cambria County War Memorial Arena, where the 1977 film "Slap Shot" took place.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins' Malkin sports taped glasses to honor Hanson Brothers from 'Slap Shot'

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin had no qualms altering his appearance on Tuesday. Malkin donned a pair of familiar taped glasses as the Penguins honored the Hanson Brothers from the movie "Slap Shot" before facing the Tampa Bay Lightning in a preseason game at Johnstown, Pa. The former Hart Trophy winner wore the glasses during warmups and even posed for a photo as linemates...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin playing old-time hockey

Malkin is in the Slap Shot spirit! #HockeyvilleUSA — NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) September 29, 2015
Via The Pensblog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Preseason Game 3 – Yawn. Pens lose in regulation and win in OT

Red Wings 6  Pens 1 I’m still working on formatting, etc. through the preseason, but I’ll have a template set and an explanation of what I do in these before the regular season. Thanks! Goals Bennett (1) from O’Neill, KuhnhacklOT Goal: Sundqvist (1) (SH) from Malkin Penalties Scuderi (tripping) – Good (Will O’Neill gets beat by Athanasiou entering the Penguins zone and...
Via The Pensblog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kessel: Pittsburgh is a “more relaxed environment” than Toronto

Phil Kessel is starting a new chapter in his career. As he prepares to skate in his first season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Kessel has already stated how excited he is about the upcoming year. It’s early, but Kessel has commented on the differences between the two franchises, particularly when it comes to pressure. Via Sportsnet, Kessel appears to be enjoying the environment...
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin had real penguins at his birthday party

Evgeni Malkin’ turned 29 on July 31st and he had quite the memorable birthday party. The Pittsburgh Penguins play an enormous role in Malkin’s life and what better way to honor that and celebrate a birthday than by having some real penguins join in on the fun? A photo posted by Alexey (@alexey085) on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:58am PDT   The post Evgeni Malkin had...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Trade Evgeni Malkin? The numbers don’t add up

Talks of trading Malkin have been heard for years (Photo courtesy of the It is like clockwork now, isn’t it? If the Penguins fail to reach their goal of winning a cup each year, there must be a drastic fix that needs to happen. It can’t just be that injuries have plagued the team at all of the wrong times, or the fact that management has mishandled some key...
Via The PensNation
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Evgeni Malkin Problem or Как я научился не волноваться и любить Пингвины*

  On Friday, Greg Wyshynski, senior writer and creator of  Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog, emerged out of his post-Stanley Cup fog to give the Pittsburgh Penguins some advice on the alleged Evgeni Malkin problem.  A few thoughts… 1) I’m not sure that there is an Evgeni Malkin problem. 2) I really like Puck Daddy, even though some may not.  I am a regular reader of the blog and...
Via The Pensblog
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Evgeni Malkin may be unhappy, would welcome trade

Today in bonkers rumors, Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin may be unhappy and would welcome a trade, Elliotte Friedman told Sportsnet 960 on Friday. “When you get knocked out of the playoffs and the day after your president comes out and says, ‘Look, we’re not firing Mike Johnston, we’re not firing Jim Rutherford, we’re not trading Evgeni Malkin, and we’re...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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