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Ladies and gents, Malkin has a sense of humor

Updated: June 4, 2009, 2:12 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

PITTSBURGH -- Maxime Talbot has a new moniker: No Hands.

The unwanted nickname is courtesy of his linemate, previously speechless-in-English Evgeni Malkin. The Russian star had a packed news conference in stitches Wednesday when asked for his thoughts on Talbot.

"First, I'm see how [Max plays], it's lots of emotion," began Malkin, warming up to his punch line. "It's never stop. Yeah, little bit bad hands. He has lot of scoring chance[s], not score, just empty net. It's ...

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