PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin posted a photo on Instagram as a way to say goodbye to Penguins’ goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.
Fleury was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. In the photo, Malkin is wearing a jersey with the number 29, Fleury’s number, and the words ‘My MVP.’
Steve Dangle has break down the top 100 moments of the NHL’s centennial season. Evgeni Malkin‘s illustrious wholesale jerseys career reached a significant milestone in fitting fashion. The big Russian connected on a beautiful passing play with teammate Sidney Crosby on Dec. 27, scoring a power-play goal for his 800th NHL point.
Before this say goodbye, Malkin take part in a practice since he was injured against the St. Louis Blues on Jan. 24. He skated with skills coach Ty Hennes throughout the past week. Malkin rotated with center Carter Rowney between Scott Wilson and Patric Hornqvist. After watching the first few reps from center ice, he joined Pittsburgh’s first power-play unit.