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Report- Malkin Signs

from Metallurg.ru(link not translated),
19-year napadayushchiy team Russia Yevgeny Malkin, which became in the past season the best bombardier of Magnitogorsk "metallurgist", signed contract for three years with the club NKHL "Pittsburgh Pingvinz", which zadraftoval of player in 2004 under the total second number. According to the agent Of malkina of Sergey isakov, Yevgeny concluded agreement for the sum maximum for the novice. To be prepared for the new season Of malkin is assembled to begin in Magnitogorsk with the "metallurgist". "for the ocean it is intended to leave in the first days of August", said Malkin.
added 8:30am Wednesday 6/21/06, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
The Penguins shouldn't have any trouble working out a contract with center Evgeni Malkin. But contrary to reports out of Russia yesterday, they haven't done it yet. Mostly because they are not allowed to, and won't be until all parties -- the NHL, the International Ice Hockey Federation and the Russian Hockey Federation -- formally sign the transfer agreement that clears the way for Malkin, and other Russian players, to come to North America.

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