Watch: Evgeni Malkin Sets Up Phil Kessel With Beautiful Saucer Pass

The flood gates are officially open and overrunning PNC Bank Arena. Through two periods the Pittsburgh Penguins have opened up a 5-0 lead on the Carolina Hurricanes.

The fifth goal was a beautifully set up play from start to finish. Evgeni Malkin had the puck at the right circle and delivered a perfectly placed saucer pass in between two Hurricanes’ defenders, hitting Phil Kessel perfectly.

Set up at the opposite circle, Kessel delivered a one-timer that beat Hurricanes’ goaltender Cam Ward and pushed the score to 5-0.

This game has also featured goals by Trevor Daley, Carl Hagelin, Conor Sheary and Chris Kunitz for the Penguins. Matt Murray has made 22 saves through the first two periods.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s