Evgeni Malkin

2009 NHL Awards - Arrivals

Malkin in 2009, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Evgeni/Yevgeni Vladimirovich Malkin

Place of Birth: Magnitogorsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia)

Date of Birth: 31 July, 1986

Ethnicity: Russian

Evgeni Malkin is a Russian professional ice hockey player. He is a centre and alternate captain for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is nicknamed “Geno.”

He is the son of Natalia and Vladimir Malkin, who worked for the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, and also played hockey. He is married to television personality Anna Kasterova, with whom he has a son.

Evgeni’s paternal grandfather is named Anatoliy Malkin.

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Grandfather is Anatoliy Malkin.

  2. Hippiboy says:

    Is it confirmed that his father Vladmir Malkin had no Jewish ancestry at all?

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