Russian Evgeni Malkin’s goal gave Pittsburgh victory over Detroit in NHL game
The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings on the road in the National Hockey League (NHL) regular season. This is reported by the correspondent of “Lenta.ru”.
The match ended with the score of 5:1. The goal of the Russian striker brought the victory to the guests Evgenia Malkina. The striker scored in the 53rd minute of the game. In total, the 36-year-old Russian has 82 points in the “goal plus assist” system in 80 games in the 2022/2023 season.
March 10 Malkin installed Pittsburgh club record in the NHL. In the first period of the regular season game against the New York Islanders (3:4), he received a two-minute suspension. Thus, the Russian had 1050 penalty minutes in Pittsburgh, which makes him the club record holder in terms of numbers.
Malkin has been playing in the NHL since 2006. Throughout his career he has played for Pittsburgh. With the team, the Russian won the Stanley Cup three times.