Malkin lands in Pittsburgh
Mr. Malkin is scheduled to live with Penguins defenseman Sergei Gonchar, who speaks Russian, at least through the early part of the 2006-07 season, to ease his adjustment to North America.Read all the rest of the details in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
He studied a Russian-to-English dictionary during his flight yesterday.
Mr. Brisson said Mr. Malkin is motivated to do everything necessary to succeed in the NHL. "It's a dream. From what I understand, he's been dreaming about this since he was a seven-year-old boy."