Found January 23, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from, A couple of white-hot goal scorers and one of the players paid to stop them make up the NHL’s Three Stars for this past week. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin, who leads the League’s scoring race, is the First Star, while Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell is Second Star and New York Islanders goaltender Evgeni Nabokov earns Third Star honors. Malkin, who entered Monday’s play with 58 points—three more than the Flyers’ Claude Giroux—and is tied with teammate James Neal for third with 26 goals, has 9 goals during a six-game scoring streak. Seven of them have come in the third period or overtime. continued

Malkin's mastery produces another win for Penguins

Penguins star Evgeni Malkin delivered an overtime goal to lift the Penguins to a victory over the Washington Capitals at Consol.

Red-Hot Malkin Leading Surging Penguins

Sidney who? In our inaugural podcast a few weeks ago, the THS editors discussed who might be the recipient of a few different awards had they been given out at the midway point of the season. Among our Hart Trophy finalists were Claude Giroux, Jonathan Toews and Henrik Lundqvist. We also made a brief mention of Evgeni Malkin. Fast forward three weeks later, and it's the easiest...

Evgeni Malkin Named NHL ‘First Star’ of the Week

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Malkin, Hartnell, Nabokov earn NHL's Three Stars

Pittsburgh Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin was named the NHL's First Star of the Week on Monday. The All-Star collected nine goals during a six-game stretch and now shares the team lead with James Neal (26 tallies) this season. This past week, Malkin scored against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, tallied twice versus the New York Rangers on Thursday and added the game...

Penguins-Blues Preview

Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins are gaining confidence and victories. The All-Star break may be the only thing that can slow them. Malkin attempts to extend the longest goal-scoring streak of his career and help the Penguins earn a seventh straight win Tuesday night when they visit the St. Louis Blues. The league leader with 58 points, Malkin will be one of two Penguins...

Video: Watch highlights of Pens' win

Check out the highlights from the Penguins' 4-3 win over the Capitals including Evgeni Malkin's game-winner. (NBC Sports)

Flyers' Hartnell to replace injured Toews in All-Star Game

Philadelphia Flyers left wing Scott Hartnell has been added to the NHL All-Star Game roster on Tuesday, replacing injured Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. Hartnell is coming off a natural hat trick to increase his team lead in goals to 25 this season. The 29-year-old Saskatchewan native, who will be making his first appearance in an All-Star Game, has also collected 19...

Hartnell makes it a hat trick

The Flyers have now taken a 4-3 lead on Scott Hartnell's third goal of the second period with 46.5 seconds left in the second period. The Flyers were on the power-play after Milan Lucic was called for interference while trying to check Claude Giroux on ...

Hartnell replaces Toews at All-Star game (AP)

Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell has been added to the roster for Sunday's NHL All-Star game. Hartnell replaces injured Chicago Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews. Hartnell leads the Flyers with 25 goals and all of the NHL with 13 on the power play. He has scored five goals in his past two games: two in a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, and three...

Hartnell's two PP goals lead Flyers past Devils

Scott Hartnell scored two power-play goals, and Wayne Simmonds had a goal and two assists, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.

Morning Skate: January 23

The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Penguins 4, Capitals 3 (OT)Bruins 6, Flyers 5 (SO)Ducks 3, Avalanche 2RLD 3 stars of the night:1. Scott Hartnell, PHI (3 goals)2. Evgeni Malkin, PIT (1 goal, 2 assists)3. Bobby Ryan, ANA (2 goals)---Tonight’s slate:Islanders @ Maple Leafs, 7:00 ETJets @ Hurricanes, 7:00Blues @ Red Wings, 7:30Blue Jackets @ Predators, 8:00Sharks @ Oilers,...
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