It’s freaking cold, it’s Tuesday, so it’s time to warm up with the hot takes! Today we’ll be giving our opinions on Evgeni Malkin’s physicality ramping up, line changes, Tom Barrasso still acting like a jag, and some of your questions. So grab a nice hot cup of coffee, hot chocolate or breakfast beer, sit back, and enjoy this week’s serving of HotTakes.
It can’t be a real Tiger, right? Malkin posted this on his instagram account
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin delivered a huge hit on New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi during the third period of Saturday night's game at the CONSOL Energy Center.Girardi was following the puck behind the Rangers net and didn't see Malkin, who was coming at full speed and laid his shoulder right into Girardi's chest, knocking him flat on his back. ...
By: Meesh Shanmugam
Pens 3 Rangers 2 (SO)
Comeau (4) from Hornqvist, Malkin
Malkin (7) from Spaling
SO Winner: Sutter
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Martin (cross-checking) – Stupid (cross-checks Stepan in the numbers facing the boards in the Penguins zone, knocking him over)
Downie (slashing) – Stupid (puts a two-handed slash on D....
Pittsburgh Penguins (10-3-1) at Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-2)
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Air Canada Centre – Toronto, Ontario
The last four or five gameday posts have basically been nothing but a bunch of stats driving home the point of how well the Penguins had been playing. Their power play was lights out. The PK stopped Ebola. Crosby and Malkin were moving mountains. They...
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- Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist tonight. Malkin is excited. He spoke to the Penguins Sam Kasan:
“I’m excited,” Malkin said. “(Hornqvist) is a great shooter, good linemates. We’ll work together. Tomorrow...
The Penguins powerplay is a video game on all easy mode right now. It took them 11 seconds to score a powerplay goal against the Wild in the second period. How nasty is this pass from Evgeni Malkin to Chris Kunitz:
Evgeni Malkin completely lost his cool with Justin Williams and punched the LA forward in the head after both men fell to the ice. It’s clear the two men were pretty heated, but Malkin crosses the line by punching Williams after he’s defenseless on the ice.
(H/T Reddit Hockey)
Saturday morning's are supposed to be the thing of laziness but the Penguins clearly disagree. Big news this morning regarding several Penguins players, most notably Evgeni Malkin.Go ahead, read the rest »
After a long summer, the 2015-2015 NHL season is finally upon us.
And with the first wave of pre-season games scheduled to take place this week, teams will begin to piece together their teams for the start of another new campaign.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are a team with a lot of new faces and hong talent that could contend for roster spots, so without further ado, let’s talk a...