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Malkin takes Penguins equipment truck for joyride after practice

Penguins forward killing time while team is in Florida

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Practicing in Florida might've inspired Evgeni Malkin to tune up for the upcoming Daytona 500.

The Pittsburgh Penguins center hopped in the team's equipment truck and took it for a drive around the parking lot while killing time after practice Monday.

Tweet from @penguins: 😆 https://t.co/iiPVREDA66 pic.twitter.com/mw0ggrFZy1

Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist captured Malkin's joyride. Despite the low-speed nature of the drive, Malkin still thought it was wild.

Tweet from @penguins: Crazy. Crazy. pic.twitter.com/oDl5WjatNO

The Penguins are in the Sunshine State for their next two, against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday and Florida Panthers on Saturday.

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