A win for the Pens and a hat trick for Geno!

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The Lightning learned a valuable lesson Saturday afternoon against the Penguins: Don’t make Evgeni Malkin angry.

A motivated Malkin scored three goals for his ninth career hat trick and added an assist for a four-point game as the Pens routed the Lightning 8-1 at CONSOL Energy Center.

Jordan Staal added two goals and an assist for a three-point game. James Neal had three assists and Chris Kunitz added two points (1G-1A) as 11 players recorded points for Pittsburgh.

Malkin went on a rampage after he was involved in a ruckus in front of the Lightning net in the second period. Motivated by that scrum, Malkin would get the last laugh with a dominant effort.

More on Malkin’s mighty response here. Continue reading >>

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