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Penguins' Evgeni Malkin piling up NHL honors

Jonathan Bombulie
| Monday, March 12, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
The Penguins' Evgeni Malkin plays against the Rangers March 3, 2016, at Consol Energy Center.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Penguins' Evgeni Malkin plays against the Rangers March 3, 2016, at Consol Energy Center.

In the middle of a stellar season, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin continues to pile up NHL honors.

After being named one of the league's top performers of the month in January and February, Malkin was named third star of the week Monday.

Malkin had three goals and five assists in four games last week, including three multipoint efforts. He had a goal and two assists last Monday against Calgary, recording his league-leading 12th three-point game of the season.

Winnipeg's Patrick Laine scored five goals in three games and was named top star of the week. Boston's Brad Marchand was second.

Jonathan Bombulie is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at or via Twitter @BombulieTrib.

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