"Last year, I'm not happy, for sure," Malkin said. "Now, it's a new challenge this year. I want back, my highest level. I can still play at the top level. I want to show everyone I'm not done."
"It's a tough loss for us, but we have to learn," Pittsburgh forward Evgeni Malkin said. "Next year, we need to understand there are young guys, they're hungry. Every team tries to win. We're not champions anymore."