When the books are closed on the careers of Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin, we’ll have witnessed two of the greatest Russian players in hockey history competing in the same era. Obviously, Malkin has had the better of this (now-friendly) rivalry. The Pittsburgh Penguins have three Stanley Cups, and
Hockey Canada unveiled two largely unimpressive pre-Olympic exhibition rosters on Tuesday.
Give me all the Barys Astana games!!! Last week it came out the AHL is going to let AHLers who aren’t on two-way NHL contracts go play in the Olympics and represent their countries and all that stuff. Chris Mueller, for example, was way up there on the AHL’s scoring list last season, and has 53 NHL