♥ 140 — 2 months ago on 17 Jun 2014 (source)
♥ 35 — 2 months ago on 05 Jun 2014

In honor of Geno’s second career playoff hat trick, here’s a throwback to the first. :)

♥ 45 — 4 months ago on 28 Apr 2014
Look who’s at morning skate today!
via Pens twitter

Look who’s at morning skate today!

via Pens twitter

♥ 47 — 4 months ago on 13 Apr 2014

Skates & Plates 2014

Skates & Plates 2014

♥ 31 — 5 months ago on 14 Mar 2014



Nickname: Geno (penguins.nhl.com, 08 Nov 2012)
Occupation: Athlete
Club Name: Pittsburgh Penguins
Position Style: Forward (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014)
Sporting Relatives: His father Vladimir and his brother Denis both played ice hockey for Metallurg Magnitogorsk.(pittsburgh.about.com, 25 Aug 2009)
Injuries: An on-ice collision caused a knee ligament injury that ended his 2010/11 season prematurely. (penguins.nhl.com, 15 Aug 2012)After being selected for the 2011 All-Star Game, he was forced to miss the game due to a sinus infection. (NBC, 25 Jan 2011)
Hobbies: Football, billiards. (penguins.nhl.com, 08 Nov 2012)
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
Coach: Dan Bylsma [club], USA; Zinetula Bilyaletdinov [national], RUS (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014; fhr.ru, 21 Jan 2014)
Hand: Shoots left (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014)
Debut: 2005 for Russia, World Championships (Austria) (Hockey Hall of Fame, 04 Dec 2005)
Previous Olympics: Vancouver 2010, Torino 2006
National LeagueNational Hockey League [NHL] (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014)Start of sporting careerHe began playing ice hockey at age three in his native city of Magnitogorsk, Russia. (ok-magazine.ru, 03 Dec 2012; 71malkin.com, 23 Nov 2013)Reason for taking up this sportHe inherited a passion for ice hockey from his father and followed him into the sport. (71malkin.com, 23 Nov 2013)AmbitionsTo win the Stanley Cup for a second time, after triumphing with the Penguins in 2009, and to win Olympic Winter Games gold. (penguins.nhl.com, 15 Aug 2012; ok-magazine.ru, 03 Dec 2012) HeroIce hockey players Sergei Fedorov from Russia and Sidney Crosby from Canada. (Yahoo Sports, 22 July 2009; ok-magazine.ru, 03 Dec 2012) AwardsHe was the top goalscorer, named Best Forward, and was named Most Valuable Player at the 2012 World Championships, which he won with the Russian team. (eliteprospects.com, 2014)In 2011/12, he won the Hart Memorial Trophy for best player in the NHL, the Art Ross Trophy for scoring the most points in the NHL [which he also won in 2008/09], and the Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding player as voted for by the NHL players. (penguins.nhl.com, 15 Aug 2012)He was selected in the NHL All-Star Game every season from 2007/08 to 2011/12. He was also named in the NHL First All-Star Team in 2007/08, 2008/09 and 2011/12. (eliteprospects.com, 2014)He won the Conn Smythe Trophy [Stanley Cup MVP] in 2009, awarded to the Most Valuable Player of the NHL play-offs, when he helped the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup. (Forecaster, 25 Aug 2009)He received the NHL Rookie of the Year [Calder Memorial Trophy] in 2006/07. (eliteprospects.com, 2014)He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (pravo.ru, 21 May 2012) GeneralNHL DRAFTHe was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round, second overall pick, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Due to a contract dispute between him and his former team Metallurg Magnitogorsk he only became eligible to play for the Penguins in 2006. (Forecaster, 26 May 2005; cbssports.com, 19 Oct 2006; USA Today, 09 Jun 2006)NHL HISTORY MAKERHe was the first player since Mario Lemieux in 1992 to win the Art Ross and Conn Smythe trophies in same season [2008/09]. He also became the fifth player in NHL history [since expansion in 1967] to win the regular-season and post-season scoring titles in one season, joining Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Guy Lafleur and Phil Esposito. (nhl.com, 2014)NHL LOCKOUTAfter a dispute between the NHL and the National Hockey League Players’ Association [NHLPA] delayed the start of the 2012 NHL season, he returned to the Russian league [KHL] to play for his old club Metallurg Magnitogorsk. (Yahoo Sports, 27 Oct 2012)STARRING IN A MOVIEIn 2013, he played one of the main roles in a Russian comedy film titled ‘12 months’ together with another Russian ice hockey personality, Ilya Kovalchuk. (chel.aif.ru, 28 Aug 2013) 



Geno’s Olympic bio!
  • Nickname: Geno (penguins.nhl.com, 08 Nov 2012)
  • Occupation: Athlete
  • Club Name: Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Position Style: Forward (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014)
  • Sporting Relatives: His father Vladimir and his brother Denis both played ice hockey for Metallurg Magnitogorsk.(pittsburgh.about.com, 25 Aug 2009)
  • Injuries: An on-ice collision caused a knee ligament injury that ended his 2010/11 season prematurely. (penguins.nhl.com, 15 Aug 2012)

    After being selected for the 2011 All-Star Game, he was forced to miss the game due to a sinus infection. (NBC, 25 Jan 2011)
  • Hobbies: Football, billiards. (penguins.nhl.com, 08 Nov 2012)
  • Languages Spoken: English, Russian
  • Coach: Dan Bylsma [club], USA; Zinetula Bilyaletdinov [national], RUS (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014; fhr.ru, 21 Jan 2014)
  • Hand: Shoots left (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014)
  • Debut: 2005 for Russia, World Championships (Austria) (Hockey Hall of Fame, 04 Dec 2005)
  • Previous Olympics: Vancouver 2010, Torino 2006
  • National League
    National Hockey League [NHL] (penguins.nhl.com, 21 Jan 2014)

    Start of sporting career
    He began playing ice hockey at age three in his native city of Magnitogorsk, Russia. (ok-magazine.ru, 03 Dec 2012; 71malkin.com, 23 Nov 2013)

    Reason for taking up this sport
    He inherited a passion for ice hockey from his father and followed him into the sport. (71malkin.com, 23 Nov 2013)

    Ambitions
    To win the Stanley Cup for a second time, after triumphing with the Penguins in 2009, and to win Olympic Winter Games gold. (penguins.nhl.com, 15 Aug 2012; ok-magazine.ru, 03 Dec 2012) 

    Hero
    Ice hockey players Sergei Fedorov from Russia and Sidney Crosby from Canada. (Yahoo Sports, 22 July 2009; ok-magazine.ru, 03 Dec 2012) 

    Awards
    He was the top goalscorer, named Best Forward, and was named Most Valuable Player at the 2012 World Championships, which he won with the Russian team. (eliteprospects.com, 2014)

    In 2011/12, he won the Hart Memorial Trophy for best player in the NHL, the Art Ross Trophy for scoring the most points in the NHL [which he also won in 2008/09], and the Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding player as voted for by the NHL players. (penguins.nhl.com, 15 Aug 2012)

    He was selected in the NHL All-Star Game every season from 2007/08 to 2011/12. He was also named in the NHL First All-Star Team in 2007/08, 2008/09 and 2011/12. (eliteprospects.com, 2014)

    He won the Conn Smythe Trophy [Stanley Cup MVP] in 2009, awarded to the Most Valuable Player of the NHL play-offs, when he helped the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup. (Forecaster, 25 Aug 2009)

    He received the NHL Rookie of the Year [Calder Memorial Trophy] in 2006/07. (eliteprospects.com, 2014)

    He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (pravo.ru, 21 May 2012) 

    General
    NHL DRAFT
    He was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round, second overall pick, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Due to a contract dispute between him and his former team Metallurg Magnitogorsk he only became eligible to play for the Penguins in 2006. (Forecaster, 26 May 2005; cbssports.com, 19 Oct 2006; USA Today, 09 Jun 2006)

    NHL HISTORY MAKER
    He was the first player since Mario Lemieux in 1992 to win the Art Ross and Conn Smythe trophies in same season [2008/09]. He also became the fifth player in NHL history [since expansion in 1967] to win the regular-season and post-season scoring titles in one season, joining Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Guy Lafleur and Phil Esposito. (nhl.com, 2014)

    NHL LOCKOUT
    After a dispute between the NHL and the National Hockey League Players’ Association [NHLPA] delayed the start of the 2012 NHL season, he returned to the Russian league [KHL] to play for his old club Metallurg Magnitogorsk. (Yahoo Sports, 27 Oct 2012)

    STARRING IN A MOVIE
    In 2013, he played one of the main roles in a Russian comedy film titled ‘12 months’ together with another Russian ice hockey personality, Ilya Kovalchuk. (chel.aif.ru, 28 Aug 2013) 
♥ 183 — 6 months ago on 05 Feb 2014
Evgeni Malkin named to the Russian Olympic Team
Congrats, Geno!!!

Evgeni Malkin named to the Russian Olympic Team

Congrats, Geno!!!

♥ 25 — 7 months ago on 07 Jan 2014
uh-liza inquired:

Do you know where I can find the "you look awesome, ladies love" malkin video?!

Here you go! At about 1:50. :)

♥ 14 — 8 months ago on 21 Dec 2013
♥ 7 — 9 months ago on 02 Dec 2013
By West Point on flickr.

By West Point on flickr.

♥ 29 — 9 months ago on 02 Dec 2013
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