Forward «Pittsburgh» Evgeni Malkin was the best scorer of the Stanley Cup

© REUTERS / Christopher HanewinckelЕвгений Malkin. 11 June 2017<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2017/06/078f333a0d132eb6633e132ec5703e00.jpg" alt="Forward «Pittsburgh» Evgeni Malkin was the best scorer of the Stanley Cup" />© REUTERS / Christopher Hanewinckel

The Russian striker, «Pittsburgh penguins» Evgeni Malkin for the second time in his career he became the best scorer of the playoffs NHL.

Sunday «Pittsburgh» in the sixth match of the final series of the Stanley Cup beat «Nashville» with the account 2:0 and for the fifth time in its history became the winner of the trophy.

Malkin, for the third time became the winner of the Stanley Cup, 25 games, scored 28 points (10 goals + 18 assists), one point ahead of his teammate Sidney Crosby (8+19).

Malkin also became the best scorer of the playoffs in the 2008/09 season. To Russians it was possible only to Sergei Fedorov, who in the 1994/95 season scored 7 goals and made 17 assists in the game for Detroit. Thus, the 30-year-old Malkin became the first Russian who managed twice in his career to lead the table of the scorers of the Stanley Cup.

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