Malkin repeated Fedorov’s record for points in the NHL playoffs among Russians
MOSCOW, May 4 – Forward “Pittsburgh” Evgeni Malkin repeated the achievement of Sergei Fedorov in terms of points in playoff matches.
In the series opener against the New York Rangers, 35-year-old Malkin scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Forward “Penguins” scored 176th point and caught up in this indicator with three-time Stanley Cup winner Fedorov, which is a record among the Russians.
Malkin also tied Jaromir Jagr in goals for Pittsburgh in the playoffs.
The score in the series to four wins became 1-0 in favor of the Penguins. The next meeting will take place in New York on the night of May 6 Moscow time.