5 Reasons Penguins Should Be Worried About Evgeni Malkin Playing in Russia

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5 Reasons Penguins Should Be Worried About Evgeni Malkin Playing in Russia
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Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Evgeni Malkin will most likely be playing in Russia if the looming NHL lockout comes to pass.

According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Malkin has agreed to a deal with the Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League:

Reports out of Russia say that Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has agreed to a contract to play for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League if the start of the 2012-13 NHL season is delayed by a lockout.

While the superstar center may embrace and thrive during the opportunity to play for his hometown team, there are some reasons that the Penguins should be worried about Geno playing on foreign ice during a lockout.
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