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Evgeni Malkin

1,000 NHL Points

Evgeni Malkin has crafted an incredible career since he broke into the NHL during the 2006.07 season. The Penguins center has three Stanley Cups, two Art Ross Trophies, a Hart Trophy, a Calder Trophy, a Ted Lindsay Award and a Conn Smythe Trophy. He is a three-time First All-Star Team selection, a seven-time NHL All-Star and four-time Penguins team MVP. And now, he can add another remarkable achievement to the list: 1,000 career points.

Below, we take a look at some of the biggest memories, moments and milestones from throughout his career, including reflections from his teammates, players around the league and Malkin himself. You can join in on the conversation online with the hashtag #Ma1Kin.

03.16.19 - 1,000 Point Ceremony

03.12.19: The 1000th Point

"It's an amazing night for me. One of the best nights of my life. It's a special day for my family, my friends. I played hockey all my life. It's amazing to be here and win against Washington. It's a special day."

Malkin picked up two assists, the second being his 1,000th-career point, in Pittsburgh's 5-3 victory against Washington at PPG Paints Arena. Read more about his incredible accomplishment.  

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Evgeni reflects on his career and legacy

Whenever Evgeni Malkin does interviews, he is open, honest and candid. We had the chance to sit down with him numerous times before he reached the 1,000-point mark, where he reflected on his own personal memories from the last 13 years. Here is the story of Malkin's career and legacy, compiled through several exclusive interviews with the Penguins superstar.

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Escape from Russia

Wait and hope.

That's all a 20-year-old Russian could do while trapped in a strange apartment building in a foreign country. The hands on his watch told the movement of time. The strengthening and receding of the sun through a crack in drawn blinds told the movement of days.

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A Letter To Malkin From His Parents

This letter first appeared on in an exclusive with Evgeni Malkin's parents, Natalia and Vladimir Malkin, who expressed their congratulations to their son for having reached 1,000 points in the NHL. It has been translated from its original Russian text.

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Malkin's life story as told by his family

This oral history first appeared on in an exclusive with Evgeni Malkin's parents, Natalia and Vladimir Malkin, and his wife, Anna Kasterova, who chronicled the Pittsburgh Penguins forward's life in Russia through his 1,000th NHL point. It has been translated from its original Russian text.

Evgeni Malkin has three Stanley Cups to his name and two World Championships, not to mention a handful of prestigious individual NHL trophies. But the main thing is that "Geno" inspires people all over the world so much that his contribution to hockey cannot be overestimated. We will chronicle Malkin's life as told through those closest to him. And we will begin, of course, with childhood.

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Malkin's peers share what makes him special

From the time he entered the league in 2006, Evgeni Malkin has had a lot of different linemates and has found tremendous success with certain teammates over the years. Here, a few of them reflect on their time with Malkin and share their insights on what makes him such a special player.

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Congrats from peers and family

1,000 points by the numbers

Evgeni Malkin's 1,000 points journey was nothing short of amazing. Below we take a look at the numbers surrounding Geno's 1,000 points.  

See all of the players that factored into Malkin's 1,000 points

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