The word from around the hockey world on Evgeni Malkin’s 1,000th NHL game milestone.
"Rink Links" is our round-up of news stories on the Pens topic of the moment. Today it covers Evgeni Malkin’s 1,000 career games played. The achievement has the local and national hockey press taking a look back at “Geno’s” career and his celebratory night in Chicago on November 20th:
THE ATHLETIC: Rob Rossi on the meaning behind Malkin’s 1,000th game. (Paywall)
DAILY FACEOFF: Matt Larkin examines why Malkin is one of the most underrated yet greatest superstars in the game.
DK PITTSBURGH SPORTS: Taylor Haase has words from Malkin’s teammates on what it’s like playing alongside a legend. (Paywall)
DK PITTSBURGH SPORTS: Haase also has the very special memories made on Malkin’s big 1K night. (Paywall)
NHL.COM: Wes Crosby speaks to Malkin’s teammates for their thoughts on the iconic #71.
PENGUINS PR: Team reporter Michelle Crechiolo shares some of the more consequential moments in Malkin’s career.
PENGUINS PR: And Crechiolo on the perfect night that the Penguins had on ice and off for Geno's 1,000th game.
PITTSBURGH HOCKEY NOW: Dan Kingerski has a look at Malkin’s career from his origins to the big #1000.
PITTSBURGH HOCKEY NOW: Dan Kingerski recounts the mood of Malkin and the Pens on game night talking to Malkin, Kris Letang, and Sidney Crosby.
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE: Matt Vensel collected memories from those on hand for Malkin’s rookie season. (Paywall)
TRIB LIVE: Seth Rorabaugh looks at Evgeni Malkin’s 10 signature performances that have defined his career during regular season games #1-999.
Happy hockey reading and congrats to Evgeni once again!