Time is running out quickly for the Pittsburgh Penguins this season. The team has 2 games left to pack in enough points to keep themselves in a playoff spot.
If I'm honest, a large chunk of what I write are what I call "Player Pieces" and I love writing them more than anything else.
Evgeni Malkin returned from injury in last night's Pittsburgh Penguins vs Philadelphia Flyers game but his return was short lived.
Imagine running away from your country, with special agents hot on your tail to track you down, for the slim chance of making something for yourself. That's what it was like for Russian hockey players on their journey to the NHL after defecting from their hometowns.