More of Malkin’s blinding brilliance accompanies Crosby’s big return

More of Malkin’s blinding brilliance accompanies Crosby’s big return
Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and Sidney Crosby (87) watch a replay of a goal by Malkin during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) (Gene J. Puskar)

It was, the way Dominik Simon saw it, simply "amazing."

Evgeni Malkin shrugged it off as nothing more than"hockey instincts."

But Bryan Rust might have had the best explanation for how Malkin made the no-look drop pass to him that set up the Penguins’ third goal in their 7-3 victory against the Wild at PPG Paints Arena Tuesday night.

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