A flurry of shots by the Panthers didn’t faze the Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury, who stopped 34 of them. Along with his defensive prowess, Patric Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin each picked up two goals and an assist, helping the Penguins to a 5-1 win over Florida on Sunday night.
The Florida Panthers will try to bounce back from their tough loss in Ottawa on Saturday against a team that has been dealing with a similar struggle to score goals.
The Florida Panthers have become one the NHL’s best shootout teams of late.
Jeff Zatkoff was glad to get another chance to face the Florida Panthers. Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and had three assists, and Zatkoff stopped a season-high 39 shots, including 15 in the first period, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers, 5-1 on Saturday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Evgeni Malkin have agreed to term on a contract extension with superstar Evgeni Malkin.
It’s very rare you see Patrice Bergeron get into a dust up, but when Evgeni Malkin wanted to dance following the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night, the Bruins’ assistant captain was up to the challenge.
The Boston Bruins practiced for one final time on Friday before finally heading off for Pittsburgh, and head coach Claude Julien showed off some new defensive pairings ahead of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Penguins.
No matter how many injured players they are missing, the Pittsburgh Penguins keep on winning.
The Pittsburgh Penguins overcame the loss of one of their top stars and found a way to beat the Florida Panthers.
Florida goalie Jose Theodore thought he had a pretty good read on Evgeni Malkin’s rolodex of shootout moves. Then the Pittsburgh star threw a new one at him.