Pittsburgh Penguins

Position
C
 
Jersey
71
Name  Evgeni Malkin
Born  7/31/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  195
Shoots  L
3/1/2015 8:11:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots on goal. Malkin now has 26 goals, 64 points, and 60 penalty minutes through 57 games this season. Steve Downie, David Perron, and Derrick Pouliot also tallied for Pittsburgh.
 
2/22/2015 8:34:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin broke out of his slump as he scored a pair of goals on Sunday versus the Panthers.
Insight: In his first seven games this month, Malkin had just two points, but he has three goals and two assists in his last three games. Malkin scored in the final minute of the second period, which really turned the tide against the Panthers. Pittsburgh scored three goals in the final period to win, 5-1. Malkin has 24 goals and 34 assists in 55 games this season.
 
2/19/2015 11:18:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored in Thursday's, 2-1, loss versus the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Despite the goal, Malkin has just three points in the last eight games and four points in the last 10 games. That's not enough production from the first-round pick.
 
2/4/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in his return to action on Wednesday night.
Insight: Malkin had not played since Jan. 20. He opened up the scoring with his 20th goal of the season, and he now has 52 points through 46 games.
 
2/4/2015 3:40:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will play Wednesday against the New York Rangers.
Insight: Malkin is still a fantasy stud when on skates, having posted 19 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season. Get him back in the lineup immediately.
 
2/1/2015 11:28:00 AM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will not play Sunday despite practicing Saturday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazett.
Insight: Malkin could be ready for the Penguins road trip which begins Wednesday in Edmonton. He's still a fantasy stud when on skates, having posted 19 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season.
 
1/22/2015 2:01:00 PM
Description: Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is unsure if Evgeni Malkin will return immediately after the All-Star break according to Bleacher Report. UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazett reports Malkin will not return immediately after the All-Star break. The team should have a better time frame by Monday.
Insight: This is an update from a note earlier. Malkin missed his first game of the season on Wednesday after suffering an undisclosed injury versus the Flyers on Tuesday. Malkin will not participate in All-Star weekend coming up and could be out longer.
 
1/22/2015 10:43:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will not participate in the All-Star festivities this weekend according to Sportsnet.
Insight: Malkin suffered an undisclosed injury on Tuesday versus the Flyers. As expected, the Penguins are being cautious, and fantasy owners don't mind one bit.
 
1/10/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin continued his dominanting season on Saturday against the Canadiens.
Insight: Malkin scored in regulation and then assisted Sidney Crosby's game-winner in overtime. Malkin has 19 goals and 28 assists in 41 games this season.
 
1/7/2015 10:52:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin recorded two points during Wednesday's loss versus Bsoton.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-one rating. Malking keeps trucking along, and now has 18 goals and 45 points through 40 games.
 
12/23/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin had two assists on Tuesday versus the Lightning.
Insight: Malkin was plus-two and again, one of the best skaters on the ice. He was tied with Sidney Crosby for the team lead with five shots on goal, but Crosby did not register a point. Malkin has 16 goals and 25 assists in 34 games this season.
 
12/22/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the game-tying goal with a little over three minutes remaining in regulation.
Insight: Malkin now has 16 goals and 23 assists this season. Malkin, however, was not able to score in the shootout, and Pittsburgh lost to Florida, 4-3.
 
12/2/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the lone goal of Tuesday's game as Pittsburgh won, 1-0.
Insight: It was an even-strength goal. Blake Comeau and Jason Megna assisted the score. Malkin has 12 goals and 18 assists in 24 games this season.
 
11/24/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored two goals, including the overtime winner on Monday.
Insight: He now has 10 goals on the season, and continues to be a major force for fantasy owners.
 
11/22/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Islanders.
Insight: It was his eighth goal of the season, but Malkin was also -1 on the night. He now has 23 points through 19 games.
 
11/15/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Rangers.
Insight: Malkin played his best game of the season Saturday. He was flying all over the ice. He had an assist on Blake Comeau's goal to start the scoring and tied the game in the second period. Pittsburgh won in a shootout, 3-2.
 
10/25/2014 10:26:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored his third goal of the season.
Insight: He helped Pittsburgh win 3-0, and now has three goals and nine points thus far. Malkin is showing no ill-effects of missing the preseason.
 
10/18/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin looks completely healthy to start the 2014-2015 season.
Insight: Fantasy owners are relieved to hear Malkin was all over the ice on Saturday against the Islanders. He scored the team's first goal with a wrist shot on the 5-on-3 power play. With still a man advantage, Malkin set up the next goal with a slap shot that Patric Hornqvist tipped into the net. Malkin also looked great defensively, which fantasy owners might not care much about, but is an excellent sign in terms of his health.
 
10/12/2014 12:45:00 AM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin posted a goal and two assists Saturday night.
Insight: Nothing unusual there except that he didn't play all preseason so his fast start is good news.
 
10/9/2014 7:53:00 PM
Description: Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin is in the lineup on Thursday against the Ducks.
Insight: There were rumors that Malkin would miss the season opener since he missed all of training camp and preseason with a disclosed injury. Malkin is playing, had an assist and posted a plus-one rating in the first period as the Penguins took an early 3-1 lead.
 

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