"It's pretty special," he said. "It's a great opportunity for myself and I'm going to try to take full advantage of it. . I'm excited to get to play with the guys in this locker room. There are some good players in here."
Phil Kessel is ready to begin anew on Penguins →
"It's more important that we win the game and (end) the series," Malkin said of the 10th time he's scored three times in a game in his career.
Malkin's 3 goals power Pens to Game 6 clincher →