Malkin says he wants to stay in Pittsburgh for life after 1000th NHL game
MOSCOW, November 21 – RIA Novosti. Russian forward “Pittsburgh Penguins” Evgeni Malkin has said he wants to stay with the team for life after winning the “Chicago Blackhawks” in the regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL).
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On Monday night, “Pittsburgh” beat “Chicago” with a score of 5:3. The game against the Blackhawks was Malkin’s 1,000th game of the NHL regular season. He played every game with the penguins.
“Great memories for me and my family, an emotional night. I hope to stay in Pittsburgh for a lifetime. Great team and organization. I hope this year will be special for me. Matches like this only happen once or twice in my life. They’re all games I think we should win.” quotes NHL’s Malkin official site.
The Russian is the second in the history of the franchise in terms of the number of games played, and second only to Sidney Crosby (1127) in this indicator. Malkin has 1166 career points (452 goals and 714 assists). He scored 20 points (8+12) in 19 games in the 2022/23 season.
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