Evgeni Malkin enters Beast Mode vs. Tampa: Hat trick, 5 factors

  • In the third period on Sunday https://www.penguinsteamfanatics.com/107-tomas-vokoun-jersey, soon after the host Tampa Bay Lightning tied the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third time period, Dominic Moore of the Bolts was witnessed saying one thing to Penguins star Evgeni Malkin. Based mostly on what took place following, he apparently stated the incorrect point.

     

    Already with two energy-perform assists on James Neal objectives, here's Malkin scoring 48 seconds right after Teddy Purcell's game-tying purpose:

     

    Vintage Geno electrical power move correct there: Unassisted, cutting across the crease, producing it seem simple.

     

    Then Malkin entered Beast Mode to clinch the six-three win for the Penguins and a 5-point day for himself.

     

    Right here's Malkin's second objective just 1:49 later, assisted by Brooks Orpik, that's just a small far more magnificent than the 1st.

     

    The 12 months is youthful, but this is one particular of 2012's most extraordinary tallies:

     

    Finally, Malkin competed the hat trick with (ho hum) a perfectly placed empty netter from the red line:

     

    With the five-point game, Malkin now has 51 level on the season, trailing Henrik Sedin by a single for the NHL lead. He jumped over eight gamers in the scoring race in a single afternoon.

     

    He almost had a Gordie How hat trick to go along with his natural hat trick, in accordance to Pensburgh:

     

    Tensions boiled over. Lecavalier experimented with to check Malkin. Malkin ducked and averted it. Lecavalier was displeased https://www.penguinsteamfanatics.com/6-beau-bennett-jersey. He jawed at Malkin up and down the ice. Malkin gave him a minor stick jab, then a shoulder bump into his shadower. His shadower came out swinging.

     

    Ahead of the next faceoff, Lecavalier was offered a double minor for roughing and a game misconduct https://www.penguinsteamfanatics.com/51-jussi-jokinen-jersey. Malkin was only offered a roughing.

     

    Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Times reported: "Lightning's Lecavalier left arena with out talking to reporters. Coach Boucher mentioned he believes Lecavalier imagined Malkin went for his knees."

     

    Please recall Malkin was suspended for a game in the 2006 Winter Olympics for kicking Lecavalier.

     

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