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2015 NHL Draft
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Evgeni Malkin
NUMBER: 71 BIRTHDATE: July 31, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Magnitogorsk, Russia
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: PIT / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
AwardsSeasons
Art Ross Trophy 2008-2009 / 2011-2012
Calder Memorial Trophy 2006-2007
Conn Smythe Trophy 2008-2009
Hart Memorial Trophy 2011-2012
Ted Lindsay Award 2011-2012
Was named the NHL's '3rd Star' of the week for the week ending Mar. 1 (2GP; 2G-4A-6PTS). 2015 POSTSEASON: Skated in his 100th career postseason contest with PIT in Game 4 vs. New York Ranks 2nd on the PIT averaging 2:59 of PP TOI/G. 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: His 1.01 PTS/G average ranked 7th in the NHL. Finished 5th in the NHL with 52 PTS (24G-28A) vs the Eastern Conference. 28 goals tied for 1st on PIT. 70 PTS, 9 PPG, 18 multi-point games and 3:38 PP TOI/G is 2nd most on PIT. 42 assists ranked 3rd on the Penguins. Became the 4th player in PIT history to record 700 PTS with his assist on Mar. 12 vs. EDM. Was named to his 5th-career All-Star Game on Jan. 10. Notched his 43rd career GWG Feb. 4 at EDM - surpassing Jean Pronovost for 3rd place on PIT's all-time GWG list. Scored his 96th career PPG, surpassing Rick Kehoe for 4th place on the team all-time PPG list. Career Info: Highs: G: 3 A: 5 P: 5 PPG: 97 SHG: 4
NHL All-Rookie Team (2007) Calder Memorial Trophy (2007) NHL First All-Star Team (2008, 2009, 2012) Art Ross Trophy (2009, 2012) Conn Smythe Trophy (2009) Ted Lindsay Award (2012) Hart Memorial Trophy (2012) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008, 2009, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (KHL), September 16, 2012.
Quote of the Day

I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday
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