Evgeni Malkin made the media standing outside the Penguins locker room wait for him after the Pittsburgh Penguins' Monday night win in Washington against the Capitals. The pain of losing in Sochi is still present on Malkin’s face every time a question is asked about it. And he doesn’t hold back answering. Malkin talked walking to the team bus on Monday night.
The Washington-Pittsburgh games have lost their luster a little. Don’t you think?
“I don’t know. I think fans still like them. The playoffs will start and if we play against each other I think everything will come back. The season is long, there are a lot of games. And now every time we play against Washington now the hype is not the same. Maybe because Sid had some injuries in the past the draw of this game was lost.”
This is the first time after the Olympics you played against Washington. Did you and Alex Ovechkin talk?
“No. We arrived late last night, and we are leaving right after the game. They are also leaving right away.Read More »from Evgeni Malkin denies Sochi Olympics rift with Alex Ovechkin