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The Russian forward club of the National hockey League (NHL) “Pittsburgh penguins” Evgeni Malkin spoke about the difficulties of living in the US. His words results The Athletic.
Malkin said that it is difficult to get used to the American mentality and English. He noted that it is not easy to be a leader in the dressing room, because sometimes he can’t find the right words in English and afraid to make a mistake.
Striker felt guilty for unsuccessful performance of “Pittsburgh” last season. According to him, when he failed to score they have lost confidence in their own abilities. “I just started to go crazy. I was arguing with [head coach Mike] Sullivan. I was arguing with teammates”, he added.
Last season Pittsburgh lost in the first round of the playoffs in the NHL. Malkin plays for the team 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”.
Video, photo All from Russia.