Articles by Alan Robinson



Malkin Tops Ovechkin in Showdown

  • 20 February 07
  • The Associated Press
Evgeni Malkin created a goal out of nothing, keeping the Pittsburgh Penguins' most successful run in 14 years going.

Echoes of Lemieux in Rookie Malkin

  • 02 November 06
  • The Associated Press
Evgeni Malkin is adapting to a new league, country, language and position, all at age 20. Even if it seems all the adjusting is being made for the Russian.

Malkin-Inspired Penguins on the Up

  • 26 October 06
  • The Associated Press
Evgeni Malkin has needed only four games to show the NHL he might be a very special player.

Malkin Enjoys Scoring Debut in NHL

  • 20 October 06
  • The Associated Press
Pittsburgh Penguins rookie Evgeni Malkin scored in his much-anticipated NHL debut, and was everything he was supposed to be despite missing nearly one month of play with a dislocated left shoulder.

Malkin Won't Need Surgery but Still Faces 6 Weeks Out

  • 27 September 06
  • The Associated Press
Pittsburgh Penguins rookie Evgeni Malkin, re-examined by doctors Monday, will not need surgery on his dislocated left shoulder but could be sidelined up to six weeks.

Malkin Buries Past and Hatchet

  • 07 September 06
  • The Associated Press
Finally, Evgeni Malkin wasn't worried about hiding his emotions, or himself. He signed the contract he wanted to sign, with the team he wanted to play for.

Malkin Breaks Cover and Russians' Hearts

  • 21 August 06
  • The Associated Press
The Evgeni Malkin mystery finally ended Thursday as the ice hockey star surfaced in Los Angeles with his agents, five days after slipping away from his Super League team during training in Helsinki, Finland, and vanishing from sight.

Malkin Seeks NHL Switch

  • 09 August 06
  • The Associated Press
Yevgeny Malkin still wants to play for the Pittsburgh Penguins as soon as possible, his agent said Monday, even though Malkin's Russian team announced the star forward had renegotiated his contract and planned to stay out of the NHL for another season.

Russian Is NHL's Most Wanted

  • 01 June 04
  • The Associated Press
If Russian teenager Alexander Ovechkin is not the next big deal in ice hockey, then many NHL scouts may be looking for jobs in a few seasons.

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European Talent Gives NHL International Flair

Stars Win Stanley Cup on Controversial Goal

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Avalanche Win First in Stanley Final

Steelers' Noll Is Happy to Sit This One Out

Strike Could Take Twinkle Off All-Stars