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Penguins' Malkin becomes father: report

Forward's fiancee gives birth to son, day after Pittsburgh wins Game 1 of Cup Final against Sharks @NHLdotcom

Evgeni Malkin's fiancee, Anna Kasterova, gave birth to the couple's son in Pittsburgh at 11:45 a.m. ET on Tuesday, according to Russian newspaper Sovetsky Sport (

"Malkin and Kasterova welcomed birth of son," Sovetsky Sport tweeted. "CONGRATULATIONS."

The Penguins forward and Kasterova also applied for a marriage license in Pittsburgh on Friday, Pittsburgh radio station KDKA reported.

Malkin has 15 points in 18 Stanley Cup Playoff games and was plus-1 in Pittsburgh's 3-2 win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the San Jose Sharks on Monday.

Game 2 of the best-of-7 series is at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports).

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