Malkin ‘looks strong, fit, in shape, hungry’ for Penguins at age 36

Malkin 'looks strong, fit, in shape, hungry' for Penguins at age 36

CRANBERRY, Pa. — Evgeni Malkin trusts his game. So do the Pittsburgh Penguins. But if anyone doubts the 36-year-old center, he said he welcomes the chance to prove them wrong. “I believe in myself,” Malkin said when training camp opened Thursday. “I’m still a good player. I believe in myself. I believe in my teammates. … Read more

Erik Johnson: ‘I Think Everybody’s Hungry To Do It Again, I Really Do’, Tampa Bay Goal Challenges in Final ‘Absurd’

Erik Johnson Avalanche Stanley Cup

Erik Johnson had himself one heck of an off-season. He partied like it was 1999 as soon as the Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup, and why not? He is the longest-tenured member of the team and has had his share of setbacks in his career. Then, all of a sudden, it was sunshine and … Read more