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Evgeni Malkin

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Birthday
31, 1986
Birthplace
Magnitogorsk, Russia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Magnitogorsk, Russia

About

Russian NHL All-Star who helped lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to Stanley Cup Championships in 2009, 2016 and 2017. He was named NHL MVP in 2012 and won the Rookie of the Year award in 2007. 

Before Fame

He competed in the U-18 World Championships for Russia and played in the Russian Superleague from 2003-2006.

Trivia

He was selected 2nd overall in the 2004 NHL Draft, one pick behind fellow Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin.

Family Life

He was born in Magnitogorsk, Russia to Natalia and Vladimir Malkin. He has a son named Nikita.

Associated With

He won the Stanley Cup with longtime teammate Sidney Crosby in 2009 and 2016.