Evgeni Malkin’s No-Look, Spinning Backhander Gives Penguins Lead (Video)


Sometimes Evgeni Malkin isn’t even fair.

The Pittsburgh Penguins forward opened the scoring in Wednesday night’s Game 4 against the New York Rangers with the filthiest of moves. Malkin, who recently has been skating on the same line with Sidney Crosby, took advantage of a poor clearing attempt by the Rangers to beat Henrik Lundqvist with a no-look, spinning backhander in the first period.

The goal was Malkin’s fifth of the Stanley Cup playoffs and his second in his last two games.

Check out the impressive shot in the video below.

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