Latest Evgeni Malkin News

Penguins GM: "in a perfect world" Malkin and Letang stay

May. 23, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall wants to find a way to have Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stay with the club for the rest of their careers. “In a perfect world (Malkin) retires a Penguin," Hextall said Monday. “And I think Tanger's the same.”...

Penguins F Bryan Rust fine with taking a discount to stay

May. 22, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust felt he deserved a raise. He just didn't necessarily want one so big it would jeopardize his chances of staying in Pittsburgh. Sure the versatile Pittsburgh Penguins forward had a sense of what his worth would have been on the open market. Ultimately,...

Penguins sign F Bryan Rust to 6-year deal

May. 21, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust is staying in Pittsburgh. The veteran forward, who was scheduled to become a free agent this summer, agreed to a six-year contract with the Penguins that will keep him with the club through 2028. The deal, announced on Saturday, carries...

Pending free agents Malkin, Letang hope to stay with Pens

May. 17, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin wants to stay in Pittsburgh. So does Kris Letang. There's comfort in the only NHL city they've ever called home. Success too. It's why neither three-time Stanley Cup champion has ever hit the open market during their long careers. Until now, anyway....

End of an era? Penguins at crossroads after playoff exit

May. 16, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the better part of two decades, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang have served as the foundation upon which the Pittsburgh Penguins built three Stanley Cup champions. For the better part of a year, all three understood the 2021-22 season could be...

Kreider scores late, Rangers edge Pens 5-3 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 23:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Kreider doesn't believe in dwelling on the past. There is only the next play for the New York Rangers' star forward. It's why Kreider threw linemate Mika Zibanejad's iPad to the ground out of frustration after Zibanejad stewed over a breakaway during the...

Penguins' Sidney Crosby ruled out of Game 6 against Rangers

May. 13, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not play in Game 6 Friday night against the New York Rangers. Coach Mike Sullivan ruled out Crosby following the team’s morning skate. Sullivan said Crosby was on the ice earlier with skating and skills development...

Crosby's status clouds Rangers-Penguins as Game 6 looms

May. 12, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby made his way down the tunnel and out of sight. Any sense of security the Pittsburgh Penguins had in their first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers disappeared right along with their captain. The superstar's status for Friday night's...

Crosby leaves in 2nd period of Penguins' 5-3 loss in Game 5

May. 11, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were leading 2-0 in Game 5 of their first-round series against the New York Rangers when star center Sidney Crosby headed to the dressing room with about seven minutes left in the second period Wednesday night. Minutes earlier, he was...

Chytil scores in 3rd, Rangers beat Penguins 5-3 in Game 5

May. 11, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Unhappy with the way they played in two bad losses on the road that pushed them to the brink of elimination, the New York Rangers bounced back with a needed win to keep their season going. Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the...