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Head coach of “Arizona coyotes” Rick Tocchet in the podcast Spittin Chiclets remembered about working with the Russian hockey player Evgeni Malkin in “Pittsburgh penguins”.
“Malkin at first I could not stomach. I was ready to kill him,” said Tocchet.
He said that once reprimanded the striker, and he answered him swearing in Russian. The coach said that the next day, Malkin apologized and since then they have formed friendships.
Malkin stands for Pittsburgh since 2006. In the “Dynamo” the forward won three Stanley Cup (2009, 2016, 2017). Hockey player left the club for one season, returning in 2012 in Magnitogorsk “metallurg”.
Ticket worked in the “Pittsburgh” an assistant coach from 2014 to 2017. He then headed the “Arizona coyotes”.
Video, photo All from Russia.