Despite his talent, Pens' Malkin lurks in shadows
PITTSBURGH -- Evgeni Malkin has done the nearly impossible.
The Pittsburgh Penguins center has become one of the world's top hockey players while remaining a virtual ghost.
On a team full of high-profile, media-savvy players starting with Sidney Crosby and including Gary Roberts, Marian Hossa, Sergei Gonchar, Ryan Whitney, Ryan Malone and Petr Sykora, Malkin is an anachronism.
His discomfort with the English language or, more to the point, his discomfort with using English ...
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