What a year for Evgeni Malkin, who is celebrating his 26th birthday today.
Injuries couldn't stop him from wrecking lives throughout the season and he was given some nice hardware in return. This Russian machine is now a two-time Art Ross winner, MVP, and Lindsay winner to boot.
Because I love rereminding everyone of Geno's awesomeness:
Malkin gave us plenty of reasons to smile this season, but the biggest probably came when he traded his Pens jersey for his Sunday best and his goal celebrations for an endearingly-honest speech.
For reasons I still don't comprehend,