LOS ANGELES -- Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin became the first
NHL player in 89 years to score goals in his first six games,
beating Los Angeles goalie Dan Cloutier with a wrist shot 8:29 into
the first period Wednesday night.
The 20-year-old Russian has a ways to go before matching the mark of 14 consecutive games with a goal, which Joe Malone did at the start of his career in 1917-18, the NHL's inaugural season. That same season, Cy Denneny (12) and Newsy Lalonde (8) also put together significant streaks.