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Evgeni Malkin
Evgeni Malkin
Center  - PIT
(MAHL-kihn, ehv-GEH-nee)
Number: 71
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 31, 1986  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Magnitogorsk, Russia
Drafted: PIT / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (2nd overall)
Malkin and Sidney Crosby passed Mario Lemieux in Game 3 vs. WAS for 2nd on the franchise's postseason games-played list with 108 GP. Has PP goals in back-to-back games and 3 points (2G-1A) in his last 2 GP. His 22 playoff PP goals since 2006-07 lead NHL & are 5 more than next closest skater (Pavelski, 17). Opened playoffs w/6-game point streak (3G-6A-9PTS). Had points in last 5 GP of TBL series (1G-5A-6PTS). Had 2nd career 4-point playoff game in Game 4 (2G-2A) at NYR. Named to Russia's roster for World Cup on March 2. Ranked 4th on PIT w/ 58 points (27G-31A). On Jan. 23 vs. VAN, Malkin joined Mario Lemieux (40) and Kevin Stevens (10) as only PIT players w/ 10 or more hat tricks. Tied for 10th in NHL with 2 OT goals. Became 6th player in PIT history to record 8 20-goal seasons with his goal on Jan. 18 at StL. Ranked t-2nd on PIT with 6 GWGs. Played in his 600th NHL game on Nov. 6 at EDM. NHL Playoffs Career Info: Highs: G: 3 A: 3 P: 4 PPG: 22 SHG: 1

CAREER HIGHS:
Goals: 3 (3 times), 11/26/08 at NYI
Assists: 5 (1 time), 1/20/07 vs. TOR
Points: 5 (2 times), 3/17/09 vs. ATL (2+3)
SOG: 12 (1 time), 1/14/09 vs. WAS
PIM: 10 (1 time), 12/11/07 at PHI
Hat Tricks: 3, 11/26/08 at NYI (3G)
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