Malkin, Pens clinch series

Apr 29, 2014

Malkin, Pens clinch series

Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins finally flexed their offensive muscles. And they needed every bit of scoring they could muster. Malkin had a hat trick and the Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before holding off the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Monday ...

Russia does just enough to win hockey opener

Feb 14, 2014

Russia does just enough to win hockey opener

Alex Ovechkin and the Russians got off to a breathtaking start against Slovenia, then relaxed. The result was a closer-than-expected win over a country playing hockey in the Olympics for the first time. The Russians’ jaw-dropping skills, though, were still enough to beat Slovenia ...

Malkin sharpas Pens prevail

Dec 10, 2013

Malkin sharpas Pens prevail

Evgeni Malkin’s favorite running mate is serving a five-game NHL suspension. No matter. The Pittsburgh Penguins star can handle things by himself when he needs to. Malkin scored in his return from a lower-body injury, Sidney Crosby added his 16th goal, and the Penguins ...

Pens ink Malkin to $76 mil. extension

Jun 15, 2013

Pens ink Malkin to $76 mil. extension

Russian center Evgeni Malkin has agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension worth $76 million with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the club announced Thursday. The deal begins with the 2014-15 campaign and runs through the end of the 2021-22 season. Malkin is set to ...