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Evgeni Malkin
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Born July 31, 1986 (1986-07-31) (age 32)
Magnitogorsk, Russian SFSR, USSR
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins
National team Flag of Russia.svg Russia
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 2004
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2003–present

Evgeni Vladimirovich Malkin (born July 31, 1986) is a Russian professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL) and serves as their alternative captain. He was selected 2nd overall by the Penguins in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

He plays on Team Russia in the Olympics.

Malkin won the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009.

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