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Malkin: Crosby's agent called Metallurg Magnitogorsk

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08:19 AM ET 12.21 | If it were up to Evgeni Malkin, he'd be teaming up with a familiar face in the KHL. [Malkin] says the agent of his Pittsburgh Penguins partner, Sidney Crosby, has already contacted the Metallurg Magnitogorsk's administration about him joining the KHL side. "Everybody's waiting for him here," Malkin told Sportbox.ru. "I know that his agent called [Metallurg's general manager, Gennady] Velichkin. But no decision has been made yet. Crosby has pretty big insurance. I don't know how they'll resolve this issue." ... "Playing with such as Crosby as a partner is a pleasure," Jeno explained. "He's the best hockey player in the world. Of course, I miss him and Pittsburgh. I can call this city my second home. But it turned out that I'm playing here now."

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December 21, 2012  08:34 AM ET

First!

December 21, 2012  08:35 AM ET

So his insurance won't let him play in the KHL.....GOOD!!!

December 21, 2012  08:46 AM ET
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So his insurance won't let him play in the KHL.....GOOD!!!

he'd be crazy to do this. If there is no season, let his coconut rest, it can only help

December 21, 2012  09:11 AM ET

Malkin: Crosby's agent called Metallurg Magnitogorsk

Good for him. I can't even pronounce it.

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December 21, 2012  09:44 AM ET
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Isn't this the place that is essentially one giant toxic dump? Can't be too different from Pittsburgh...

I approve of this tweak

December 21, 2012  09:48 AM ET
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Isn't this the place that is essentially one giant toxic dump? Can't be too different from Pittsburgh...

I think you just pissed off a lot of Pittsburghers Danny.

(the ones that can read anyway)

December 21, 2012  09:51 AM ET
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he'd be crazy to do this. If there is no season, let his coconut rest, it can only help

Agreed.

December 21, 2012  09:58 AM ET
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he'd be crazy to do this. If there is no season, let his coconut rest, it can only help

Crazy is a bit of a stretch...I can understand a pro player wanting to play, and his coconut has been on the shelf for a long time now...the coconut wants some action.

December 21, 2012  09:59 AM ET
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Isn't this the place that is essentially one giant toxic dump? Can't be too different from Toronto...

fixed.

December 21, 2012  10:02 AM ET

"Playing with such as Crosby as a partner is a pleasure," Jeno explained.

Who is this Jeno? Is that the cute way to shorten Janet Reno?

December 21, 2012  10:04 AM ET
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Malkin: Crosby's agent called Metallurg MagnitogorskGood for him. I can't even pronounce it.

And they asked Sidneycrosby? What's his last name.

December 21, 2012  10:06 AM ET
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Isn't this the place that is essentially one giant toxic dump? Can't be too different from Pittsburgh...

It's pronounced Toledo in the states Danny.

December 21, 2012  10:18 AM ET
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It's pronounced Toledo in the states Danny.

oh...I thought it was Weehauken

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December 21, 2012  10:49 AM ET
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Yeah? I actually hesitated for a second because I thought the proper terminology was "Midwest"...

Ouch. I used drive thru Toledo and parts were well...you know you knew you were driving by a pig farm:)

December 21, 2012  11:19 AM ET
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oh...I thought it was Weehauken

I thought it was Camden.

December 21, 2012  11:20 AM ET

I bet the insurance for having him fly over there is higher than anything else.

 
December 21, 2012  11:54 AM ET
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I bet the insurance for having him fly over there is higher than anything else.

Especially when you fly the Chernobyl Express.

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